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Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

–New York Would Require Mandatory Surrender of Firearms After All Domestic Violence Convictions, Including Misdemeanors– Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday unveiled a proposal to remove all firearms from those who commit domestic violence crimes. The legislation would require the immediate removal of all firearms from individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors and prohibit those individuals from... Read More
Why, Governor Cuomo?

Why, Governor Cuomo?

Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a “memorandum of understanding” with the state’s Senate Republicans agreeing to suspend the ammunition background check requirements that are part of the NY SAFE Act passed into law in 2013. NYAGV strongly opposes this memorandum and strongly supports background checks on ammunition sales, which help save lives.... Read More
NYAGV Welcomes Ruling on NY SAFE

NYAGV Welcomes Ruling on NY SAFE

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence welcomed yet another ruling upholding the constitutionality of the NY SAFE Act, this time by State Supreme Court Judge Thomas McNamara. Judge McNamara rejected the challenges to the law that had claimed it infringed on individual rights and that Governor Cuomo exceeded his authority by issuing a “message of necessity” that... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny's Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny’s Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skrety’s Decision Upholding NY SAFE in The New York Times Read More
Defend NY SAFE.

Defend NY SAFE.

The NY SAFE Act is under attack by the corporate gun lobby. Please help us defend it. Read More
One year ago, NY acted to keep us SAFE.

One year ago, NY acted to keep us SAFE.

Last January, just weeks after the Newtown shootings, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the NY SAFE Act and made New York a leader in gun safety.  Read More
Federal Judge Upholds NY SAFE

Federal Judge Upholds NY SAFE

In a decision on 12/31/12, a federal judge upheld the constitutionality of the NY SAFE Act and most of its provisions. Judge William M. Skretny, of Federal District Court in Buffalo, said the expanded bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines were legally sound because they served to “further the state’s important interest in public... Read More
NYAGV Statement on Federal Judge’s Ruling on the NY SAFE Act

NYAGV Statement on Federal Judge’s Ruling on the NY SAFE Act

Chief Judge William M. Skretny, who was nominated by George H. W. Bush, wrote a well-reasoned opinion upholding many important aspects of the New York SAFE Act, including regulations on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. But, the Judge’s ruling on the seven-bullet limit missed the mark. Read More