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SAFE Act opposition will be voiced at rally

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When the New York state SAFE Act was passed, I was at the Nat­ional Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. It created quite a buzz among the 1,600-plus sporting/hunting product manufacturers and the 62,371 dealers there, especially those from New York, who were in awe. Every manufacturer I visited that saw “New York” on my press badge had comments, and they weren’t good ones. That whole day, every computer and telephone in ...

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February 28, 2013
8:41 a.m.

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Great column. I also hear that Beretta is considering leaving Maryland due to upcoming legislation there. According to todays paper, I believe the exemptions are for Hollywood movies; it makes perfect sense, considering the fact of all the Hollywood 'Stars' (whose opinions are much more important than your average citizen!) invited to the White House; unofficial advisers, I guess.
According to Article V of the Constitution, amendments to the Constitution, the ONLY way that the Constitution may be amended, may be proposed by a vote of two-thirds of both houses of Congress, or two-thirds of each State legislature, to call Constitutional Conventions, and need to be ratified by three-fourths of the State legislatures, or the Conventions.
I don't remember reading about this happening. Ergo, what NYS has done, and what other States are considering, is circumventing this process.

March 1, 2013
9:03 a.m.

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It seems that our illustrious governor has said that government is not a debating society, as re: the SAFE Act. It's not? Why then do we have all these political parties? It might be that he thinks it is his own personal fiefdom.