New law gives victims of gun violence in New York power to sue weapon dealer

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Legal expert talks NY’s gun violence disaster emergency

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Signs, signs, everywhere are signs

New bill introduction today A-8149, Provides for the posting of firearm signage in certain areas:

“… IN AREAS IN WHICH THE RATE OF GUN VIOLENCE IS ABOVE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE, THE DIVISION SHALL NOTIFY THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SERVING SUCH AREA TO POST SIGNAGE IN THE FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE DIVISION …”

I have read so much stupid legislative shit over the years, but this is right near the top.  What exactly is this supposed to accomplish?

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National fight against gun violence brewing in Capital Region

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Lawsuit against gun manufactures coming soon

Governor Cuomo held a press conference/media event today to sign the gun manufacturers/dealers liability bill A-6762B/S-7196 into law.

During his presser, he declared a “Disaster Emergency” on “gun violence”:

“A surge in gun violence across cities across New York led Gov. Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency Tuesday. The move, which Cuomo called a disaster emergency, means New York can bolster its law enforcement presence in cities where the shootings are on the rise and put additional state resources to crime-ridden areas, he said. Additionally, he said a new gun-violence prevention office will be established within the state Health Department, require police agencies to better report where the shootings are happening and establish a new council on gun violence reduction …”

I predict in the very near future the state will file a lawsuit against one or more gun makers based upon this nuisance theory in the bill.  It will go all the way to SCOTUS before the law will be overturned based upon the PLCCA.

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Greene Co. opposes liability bill

The Greene County Legislature passed RES 149-2021 at their last meeting calling for Gov. Cuomo to veto the gun industry liability bill A-6762B/S-7196.

This is at least the 3rd municipality to do this. Unfortunately I don’t think it Cuomo will be persuaded by this.

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Wednesday’s Newsbits:

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Gun liability bill awaiting signature, but raising questions

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Biden is the perfect spokesman for gun control

Joe Biden is the perfect spokesman for the gun control movement: A doddering old fool regurgitating the same tired talking points about the same failed policies:

“President Biden’s topic was one of utmost importance Wednesday — crime and gun violence. But you wouldn’t know it from the way he spoke. He slurred his words. He called the ATF “the AFT.” At one point, he talked about the history of the Second Amendment and “the blood of patriots” before concluding that someone would need nuclear weapons to take down the government. If you weren’t confused, you were horrified. Biden was obviously tired, speaking in barely a monotone. He couldn’t pronounce “cognitive.” … Yet a protective circle has formed around Biden, preventing them from stating the obvious: Joe Biden, 78, looked out of it …”

Not one gun control advocate is going to be motivated by this.

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