Opponents of Cuomo’s Gun Control Law Push for Repeal

Hundreds rallied at the state Capitol on Tuesday saying they will not comply with New York’s new gun control law


More than 600 opponents of New York’s new gun control law rallied at the state Capitol on Tuesday, saying they would not comply with the state’s new law, reported The Wall Street Journal.

Many of the protesters who took issue with Gov. Cuomo’s process of passing the bill in one day said they felt cheated by New York's Republican lawmakers and pushed for the law’s repeal.

"Our governor has seen fit to try and restrict the rights we get by our constitution. We're just not going to stand for it anymore," said Tracy Brundege, a 52-year-old barbecue chef from Schenectady, N.Y.

Brundege was among the hundreds of protesters who said they wouldn't comply with the state's new law requiring owner registration for the list of guns the law now deems illegal. He protested at the rally by handing out stickers and selling "Don't Tread on Me" flags.

Cuomo defended the gun-control law calling it a "common sense, reasonable and balanced" approach.

Still, the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association is planning another rally in Albany on February 28, which is expected to draw as many as 35,000 people. National Rifle Association President David Keene will serve as the rally’s keynote speaker.

elizabeth mclaughlin February 15, 2013 at 04:05 AM
I am tired of the liberals at NYS, and their communist agenda. This gun control is all part of UN Agenda 21, ICLEI and I for one consider Cuomo a threat to the State. Treasonous act is what he has performed and should be impeached immediately. I am tired of communists pawning off children as an excuse to change our Constitutional Rights.
elizabeth mclaughlin February 15, 2013 at 04:09 AM
I would like to know how anyone in their right mind would endorse UN Agenda 21, ICLEI. I feel threatened by the communists that occupy the Capital.
elizabeth mclaughlin February 15, 2013 at 04:48 AM
I am not a gun owner, and after seeing how these politicians and communist liberals are trying to take away my rights I would not register anything. You see the World Bank makes a profit off of regulations and stealing the rights of law abiding citizens around the globe. They profit by creating disasters = create the problem, get the reaction from ignorant people or communists and provide the solution. Did you know that citizens are being reduced to micro loan economics in order to survive? At India and the USA they expect people to live from a cart and do business by taking out a thousand dollar micro loan. You know those micro loan sharks will eternally be after them. They want people unarmed.
Michael Silver March 07, 2013 at 04:47 AM
Governor Cuomo is dividing the state and polarizing rural voters and citizens of New York. He has tried to imply that those opposed to the SAFE act are fringe elements or extremists. To the contrary, they are the people of New York State. Below are the New York State counties, towns and law enforcement agencies who have passed or are passing resolutions against Cuomo’s SAFE ACT: Counties Allegany County, Broome County, Cattaraugus County, Cayuga County, Chautauqua County, Chemung County, Chenango County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Cortland County, Delaware County, Dutchess County, Erie County, Essex County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Genesee County, Greene County, Hamilton County, Herkimer County, Jefferson County, Lewis County, Livingston County, Madison County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Niagara County, Oneida County, Onondaga County, Ontario County, Orange County, Orleans County, Oswego County, Otsego County, Putnam County, Rensselaer County, Rockland County, Saint Lawrence County, Saratoga County, Schoharie County, Schuyler County, Seneca County, Steuben County, Sullivan County, Tioga County, Ulster County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Wyoming County, Yates County
Michael Silver March 07, 2013 at 04:47 AM
Towns: City of Ogdensburg, Town of Argyle, Town of Cambridge, Town of Chester, Town of Clarendon, Town of Colden, Town of Conesus, Town of Deerpark, Town of Elbridge, Town of Grand Island, Town of Harrisburg, Town of Hoosick, Town of Indian Lake, Town of Jackson, Town of Libson, Town of Linclaen, Town of Marathon, Town of Neversink, Town of Palmyra, Town of Riga, Town of Saratoga, Town of Sempronius, Town of Shandaken, Town of Stafford, Town of Thompson, Town of Truxton, Town of Union Vale, Town of Walworth, Town of Warwick, Town of Wawarsing [news] Law Enforcement Albany Sheriff Craig Apple, Dutchess County Deputy Sheriffs PBA, Erie County Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association, Greene County Sheriff, New York State Sheriffs' Association, Saratoga County Sheriff's Association, Schuyler County Sheriff, Steuben County Deputy Sheriff's Association Other New York State Association of County Clerks, Association of Erie County Governments, NY Association of Counties, NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors, Washington County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs


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