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New York: Micro-Stamping Bill Heads to Senate Floor in Albany!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Please Contact Your State Senator Today!

Senate Bill 4397 passed the Senate Codes Committee and is headed to the Senate floor where it could be considered any time.

Sponsored by State Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-31), S4397 would ban the sale of all semi-automatic handguns not equipped with micro-stamping technology.  Micro-stamping is an unproven technology that would require unique identifying information from the firearm, including the make, model, and serial number to be etched into the firing pin and breech face in such a manner that those identifiers are imprinted on the cartridge case upon firing.  The technology can easily be defeated with common household tools, has no public safety value, and adds substantially to the cost of the firearm.  If passed, the availability of semi-automatic handguns in New York could be in jeopardy, as manufacturers simply may choose not to build or sell firearms for purchase in the state.

It is imperative that you contact your State Senator TODAY and respectfully urge them to OPPOSE S4397!  Your State Senator can be contacted through the Senate switchboard at (518) 455-2800.  To find your State Senator, please click
here.  Also, please email NRA-ILA’s State & Local Affairs Division at state&local@nrahq.org and let us know what response you are getting from your State Senator considering S4397.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.