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New York Members! Contact Your Senator To "OPPOSE" These Bills!

Monday, March 22, 2004

This week, the anti-gun majority in the State Assembly approved several measures that would impact law-abiding gun owners. They include A 3311, which would prohibit the sale of any pistol or revolver not containing a "child proofing" device, and A 4615C, which legislates how gun owners must store their firearms and creates new crimes and penalties. Also approved were A 7039 (same as S 4453), which bans the sale, use, and possession of .50-caliber firearms; A 8456A, which would place many new onerous restrictions and requirements on firearms dealers; and A 8542B, which would expand the current ballistic "identification" program to include rifles and shotguns. All of these measures have gone to the Senate and have been referred to the Codes Committee, with the exception of A 8542B, which was referred to the Senate Finance Committee. Please contact your State Senator and urge him to OPPOSE the proposals listed above. For contact information for your Senator, please use the "Write Your Representatives" feature located at www.NRAILA.org
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