Category Archives: NY Legal

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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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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NY State Rifle and Pistol Association lawsuit against NY SAFE Act ends with death of Scalia

NYSRPA will not be taking our loss in the 2nd Circuit that said that the NY SAFE Act was Constitutional to the SCOTUS.  Scalia was one of our staunchest supporters and his death and the lack of his vote puts … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Department changes rules about “safety classes,” (I wonder why?)

I guess that I can start giving classes again. Date: Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 4:22 PM Subject: Fwd: Instructors List To: XXXXXXXXX To All Current Instructors, Due to certain developments this Office will, going forward, accept training certificates from … Continue reading

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I am going Guest Host on WTBQ, Sat. 9/20/14

David Dirk is on assignment and has asked me to cover for him on Saturday, 9/20/14, while he is away.  The show, “Dirk’s Outdoors Radio Show” on WTBQ, is the only outdoor radio show in NY. WTBQ is a locally owned … Continue reading

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Author’s Talk: “The Gun Debate” at Cooper Union’s Rose Auditorium, 5/8/14

Thanks to Lewis, who gave me a heads up, I took the train into NYC  to attend the event at the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium.  “Economist Philip J. Cook and political scientist Kristin A. Goss discuss the issues, slogans and … Continue reading

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NY unSAFE UPDATE 12/23/2013

UPDATE:  We lost most of the points except for the 7 round rule however the Judge’s ruling only impacts the area that he rules over.  In Orange County the 7 round in your gun at home is still the law.  … Continue reading

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FOIL request for # of “Assault Weapons.” THE APPEAL

UPDATE NOV. 9, 2013.  I was quoted in a Times Union article: SAFE Act gun total declared off limits.  Provision in law says state isn’t required to disclose how many assault weapons are registered. By Rick Karlin. Published 9:53 pm, Friday, November … Continue reading

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I was in the T-H R and comments

I was in the T-H Record because I went to an Oath Keepers event: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=%2F20130520%2FNEWS%2F305200329#comment-1369053597-302-608 otracy30 posted a comment in the T-H R: “Tyrannical people don’t do their work themselves, they look for minions to do it for them,” and … Continue reading

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