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Poll Shows Wide Support for NY SAFE Act Provisions--Even With Gun Owners

Poll Shows Wide Support for NY SAFE Act Provisions–Even With Gun Owners

A recent poll found wide support for the specific provisions of the NY SAFE Act among New York State voters, including upstate and downstate residents as well as gun owners.  Read More
Statewide Poll Confirms New Yorkers’ Strong Approval of NY SAFE Act

Statewide Poll Confirms New Yorkers’ Strong Approval of NY SAFE Act

New York, NY – June 1, 2015 – New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) today announced that a statewide poll of New York voter attitudes about the NY SAFE (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement) Act reveals strong approval for the law. The poll was commissioned by NYAGV and conducted in Read More
NYAGV Seeks Clarification of Astorino’s Gun Safety Policy

NYAGV Seeks Clarification of Astorino’s Gun Safety Policy

In light of news reports that Rob Astorino, Republican nominee for New York Governor, cut spending on mental health, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) is seeking clarification of his gun safety policy. While Astorino has claimed better mental health systems, and not tough gun laws, will reduce gun violence, the Daily News reported yesterday... 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 Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

NYAGV Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

NYAGV has issued a statement regarding the April 15 deadline to register militay-style assault weapons in New York State. Read More
NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV’s held a press conference Tuesday with State Legislators Against Illegal Guns and victims of gun violence to defend NY SAFE and to call for additional gun safety measures to save lives. The event was held inside the Capitol Building in Albany. One such measure–Nicholas’s Bill, A8293–the Child Access Prevention or Safe Storage Bill–would require the... Read More
Poll Shows Strong Support for NY SAFE

Poll Shows Strong Support for NY SAFE

A poll by Siena College shows that New Yorkers  strongly support the NY SAFE Act a year after its passage, by a two-to-one majority. According to the poll of New York voters, 63% supported the Act and 32% were opposed to it. Read More

NY vs. Federal Gun Laws

New York State vs. Federal Gun Laws LAWS New York U.S. Requires background checks by licensed dealers. √ √ Requires background checks for all firearm sales (NY SAFE Act). √ Requires background checks for all ammunition sales (NY SAFE Act). √ Requires background checks for all gun sales, including gun shows, Internet and other private... Read More