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Posts tagged "NY SAFE Act"
Police Chiefs Group Supports the NY SAFE Act

Police Chiefs Group Supports the NY SAFE Act

The Major City Chiefs Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief  in support of the state’s new NY SAFE Act, which gives New York some of the strongest gun safety laws in the... Read More
The NY SAFE Act is working.

The NY SAFE Act is working.

The first arrest made under the New York SAFE Act, enacted in January, shows that the new law is working to protect New Yorkers from gun violence. Raysheem Washington, 25, was arrested in Troy,... Read More
N.Y.S. vs. U.S. Gun Laws

N.Y.S. vs. U.S. Gun Laws

With the passage of the NY SAFE Act in January 2013, New York State now has among the most comprehensive gun laws in the country.  And New York State law is far tougher than existing... Read More
NYAGV in the News

NYAGV in the News

Leah Gunn Barrett Comments for MSNBC, US News, and more. . .  With debate heating up regarding federal gun safety legislation, NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett has been a frequent commentator on TV, radio and... Read More
Gun Debate on NY SAFE Act

Gun Debate on NY SAFE Act

NYAGV’s Executive Director Leah Barrett took on the pro-gun reps and debated the NY SAFE Act on April 5.  At the debate, held at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, Barrett joined Robert Spitzer, SUNY Cortland... Read More