Category Archives: Handgun License

Items related to Orange County / NY’s handgun license.

Handgun ban in Northern Mariana Islands has food for thought for NY Judges

Washington Post article covers the lawsuit against the ban on handguns and handgun ammo in the Norther Mariana Islands, a U.S. sovereign territory.  One of the points in the Judge’s order that struck down the current law as a violation … Continue reading

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Open letter to those who don’t support my lawsuit.

These are some of the bills in the NY legislature this year calling for mandatory safety classes and I am sure that none of the people who wrote the bills know I have a lawsuit.  These bills and similar bills … Continue reading

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UPDATED ORANGE COUNTY PISTOL AMENDMENT AVAILABLE

Orange County updated their Pistol License Amendment form to the current updated state form dated 6/14.  I have updated it on my website and now you can fill it out on my website and print out the form and even … Continue reading

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ORANGE COUNTY ENDS REQUIREMENT TO BUY A HANDGUN BEFORE YOU GET YOUR HANDGUN LICENSE

MEDIA RELEASE March 4, 2016, TO: Media Outlets; FROM: Captain Scott K. Hamill, Public Information Officer, DATE: March 4, 2016 Sheriff Carl E. DuBois and County Clerk Annie Rabbitt, in conjunction with the pistol permit licensing authority for Orange County, … Continue reading

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2015 Orange County NY Pistol License application numbers are in.

Please note that the numbers given are the number of applications that make it to the County Clerk’s Pistol License Office from 1/1 to 12/31 of each year and include FFLs who have to renew their license and a few … Continue reading

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NEW PISTOL LICENSE NUMBERS FOR 2014

I forgot to update the information in January but here it is now.  The total number of new handgun licenses in Orange County was 1,601.  That number represented 134 fewer new licenses or a 7.8% reduction from the 2013 total … Continue reading

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NEW PISTOL LICENSE NUMBERS FOR 2013

2013 broke all records for new pistol licenses issued in Orange County with a total of 1,735.  It is impossible to know how big the backlog is in the Sheriff’s Department but it has to be between 500 and 1,000. … Continue reading

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MISC: PERMIT #s, Sheriff’s Dept far behind, Protest in Goshen

The Pistol License Dept has all ready handed out more pistol applications than they issued last year, over 1,300 The Sheriff’s Department is booking appointments to be fingerprinted about 3 months behind. The change in the gun law as part … Continue reading

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I WILL NOT REGISTER movement

Assault-rifle owners statewide are organizing a mass boycott of Gov. Cuomo’s new law mandating they register their weapons, daring officials to “come and take it away,” The Post has learned. Gun-range owners and gun-rights advocates are encouraging hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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New Orange County Pistol Licenses

I found some older data to show how new pistol licenses have increased.  Backlogs have reduced the pistol license numbers for the last 4 years.  (I will try to get the 2007 & 2006 numbers.) 2012         1,346 2011            993 2010 … Continue reading

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