NY Congressman proposes federal legislation to repeal NY Safe Act

NY Congressman proposes federal legislation to repeal NY Safe Act

Originally published by http://wivb.com/2017/07/31/collins-introducing-bill-to-temper-the-safe-act/. Congressman Chris Collins announced a newly-sponsored bill that could essentially repeal the New York Safe Act on a federal level. The Safe Act is one of the strictest gun control measures in the nation and many people have voiced their wish to have it repealed. The proposed law is called SAGA or Second […]

The Courage to Stand (Almost) Alone

The Courage to Stand (Almost) Alone

The Rockland County Times has learned that freshman Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Stony Point, Orange County) was one of only a handful of Assembly Democrats to vote against Governor Cuomo’s NY SAFE gun control act. Skoufis did not bow to political pressure at midnight and sign the bill, and instead chose to vote his conscience. This […]

OVER 10K SHOW UP FOR GUN RALLY IN ALBANY ON 2/28

OVER 10K SHOW UP FOR GUN RALLY IN ALBANY ON 2/28

PHOTOS BY MIKE GRIES The movement to overturn Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “NY SAFE Act” continues to grow. Over 10,000 pro-gunners showed up at an Albany rally last Thursday and several more counties passed resolutions seeking repeal of the bill. When all is said and done about 50 out 62 counties will have passed similar resolutions. […]

CUOMO SAYS THIS IS OKAY

CUOMO SAYS THIS IS OKAY

Governor Cuomo and other state officials told media on Wednesday that they want to pass an exemption on the NY SAFE Act for films and television. Many films and TV shows feature the dramatized use of military-style rifles and high capacity handguns. State officials said they might also need to pass an exemption for police […]

Back from the Dude Ranch; Retired Sheriff Defends Cornell

To the Editor, I feel the need to respond to Legislator Ed Day’s remarks concerning Harriet Cornell, Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature, specifically suggesting that Mrs. Cornell was in some way hostile to the law enforcement community.  I can, without hesitation, state that as a legislator and as chairwoman, Mrs. Cornell has been a […]

NY SAFE Act has spawned several debates; Rockland Legislature to vote on gun resolutions Tuesday

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF At Tuesday’s Public Safety Committee hearing a resolution introduced by Leg. Chair Harriet Cornell (D) urging the state and federal government to support numerous gun control and mental health provisions was passed unanimously. It will be discussed at the full Legislature on Tuesday. The most controversial points in Cornell’s resolution are support for […]