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NYC's '1 percent' Totally 'Gun'-ho

NYC’s ‘1 percent’ Totally ‘Gun’-ho

The “1 percent” comes in piece. Dozens of New York City’s billionaires, real-estate moguls and Wall Street CEOs are really loaded, according to the NYPD’s gun-permit list obtained by The Post under the Freedom of Information Act. Top guns include Donald Trump, Marvel Comics head Isaac Perlmutter and Gristedes chairman and mayoral wannabe John Catsimatidis.…

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Let Livery Drivers Carry Guns: Trade Group

Let Livery Drivers Carry Guns: Trade Group

Livery drivers would be able to pack heat — like kooky cabbie Travis Bickle in “Taxi Driver” — if an industry group gets its way. Livery Base Owners has asked the Taxi and Limousine Commission to let drivers bring their licensed guns to work with them to protect themselves from would-be robbers and violent passengers. The call…

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg Sued Over Excessive Gun Permit Fees

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Sued Over Excessive Gun Permit Fees

The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that alleges New York City's $340 fee for a permit to keep a handgun in the home is "excessive and ... impermissibly burdens the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms." SAF is joined in the lawsuit by the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association…

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Pending New York State Legislation Regarding Firearms

Pending New York State Legislation Regarding Firearms

As many may know NYS has been engaged in a struggle between a Democrat controlled Assembly and Republican controlled Senate over the definition and implementation of “common sense gun laws.” While most of us theoretically support laws that would stop crime, what is proposed generally attacks the rights of law abiding gun owners, leaving the…

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High Capacity Magazine Ban

NYPD After Your Legal “High Cap” Magazines

NYPD's License Division is sending letters to handgun permit renewal applicants suggesting their pre-ban standard capacity magazines may be in violation of the law. The letter uses the date 11/1/2000 as being the date of New York's assault weapons ban and magazine limits.  However, any capacity magazine possessed prior to 9/13/1994 is legal.  The letter…

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