Month: November 2018

I Love NY??

I previously wrote that I made the decision to get my New York pistol permit, and I’ll take you through my experience in my particular county. …Having lived here my whole life, and also holding multiple professional licenses, I am quite familiar with how New York rarely makes anything a simple process. This is especially true of obtaining a pistol permit.

Extreme Risk Protective Order Death by Legislation

Red-Flag Death
Monday November 5, 2018 at 5:17am two police officers from the Anne Arundel County Police were sent to the home of 61-year-old Gary Willis and order to remove the guns from his residence.  This was in response to a complaint filed by a family member under the State of Maryland’s newly adopted Extreme Risk Protective Order (ERPO) (commonly known as Red-Flag Law).

NY State wants to know your social media password

S09191 addresses the ownership of a handgun. It proposes that for any revolver or pistol license to be approved or renewed, the applicant must first “volunteer” their passwords to all social media they may have, or had, for the prior 3 years for review. In addition, the applicant must allow a search of their internet activity via search engines for the prior year. The scope of the “voluntary” search is limited to Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram, and search engines Google, Yahoo and Bing.

2018 Midterm Election Results and Projections

“The midterms marked another milestone on America’s comeback trail,” said Carl Gottstein, life member and Assistant Manager at New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. “By increasing the GOP hold on the US Senate while democrats were grasping for the lower house, the movement has won another important victory: locking in Trump’s ability to seat judges and protecting him from impeachment.”

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