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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) re-filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York over the poorly named Concealed Carry Improvement Act, which took effect September 1st.  Several additional plaintiffs who are willing to break the law or …
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A study of gun statistics across the country found that concealed carry permit holders break the law far less than police officers.
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New state gun laws took effect Thursday in places like Times Square — but they might not remain that way for long, with a federal judge blasting Albany Democrats for their “unconstitutional” response to a controversial ruling by the US Supreme Court in June. “While pursuing the laudable goal of public safety, …
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Late yesterday, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, Chief Judge Glenn T. Suddaby issued an opinion and order denying GOA’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the State of New York’s poorly named “Concealed Carry Improvement Act.”  …
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As the calendar turned to September, New York’s new web of “gun-free” (aka, “sensitive places”) zones went into effect; as a result, it is now illegal for even New Yorkers who have carry permits to bring their concealed, self-defense firearms almost anywhere they want to go. New York state legislators …
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On Thursday, Sept. 1, New York Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul’s new gun restrictions take effect and there’s one common feeling across the state: confusion. The governor decried the decision when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Empire State’s subjective restrictive “may issue” concealed carry requirements. She was “shocked” and responded by pushing …
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Last June—in an NRA-ILA backed case—the United States Supreme Court declared that the Second Amendment protects the right of law abiding citizens to carry a firearm for personal protection and struck the “proper cause” requirement in New York’s Sullivan Law. The Court was crystal clear: the government cannot trample on …
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and the Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York over the recently enacted Concealed Carry Improvement Act.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a GOA member from Schenectady County. Among …
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That didn’t take long. The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, striking down the New York’s restrictive and subjective “may issue” pistol permit license requirement, is already reverberating in states that had similar restrictions. There were eight states with “may issue” laws prior to the …
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Yesterday, the House voted 23-18 to pass Senate Bill 302 and the Senate voted 14-7 to pass House Bill 451. HB 451 then went back to the House, which voted 25-15 to concur. These two anti-gun bills now go to Governor John Carney’s desk, where they join three other anti-gun bills. …
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