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SAFE Act Repeal Efforts Should Continue

August 31, 2013

To The Reader’s Forum: On Sunday morning, August 11, 2013, The Post-Journal printed a letter in their Reader’s Forum about Senator Cathy Young....

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recycler

Aug-31-13 1:16 AM

Really tired of hearing the same rhetoric over and over. People need to be creative. This isn't the only thing plaguing this country.

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carlaw

Aug-31-13 6:09 AM

When you can't protect yourself or your boarders, it's over folks. We're half way there now. I'd say that makes this pretty important.

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AverageGuy

Aug-31-13 6:32 AM

No keep going on the fight it has created new jobs for people who lobby against it,people who make signs, shirts and decals!

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sonoma

Aug-31-13 8:28 AM

Really tired of the same old liberal democrats trying to take the guns away from law abiding gun owners while ignoring the real problems. The problem lies in small areas of the big cities due to gangs and drugs. Solve that and 95% of the problem is eliminated. Restricting or eliminating the firearms of rural Americans will do NOTHING to solve inter city violence.

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50s4ever

Aug-31-13 8:44 AM

I'm waiting for the shootings to hit those high class folks in their gated communities and high end real estate. Their country clubs, and private security enclaves. Then they can talk about guns.

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Kramer

Aug-31-13 9:11 AM

Criminals do not obey laws. Laws do not stop crime.

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Howard

Aug-31-13 10:12 AM

"Really tired of the same old liberal democrats trying to take the guns away from law abiding gun owners...." Really tired of the same old lies, Sonoma. Please name one person that has had their gun taken away because of the SAFE act.

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recycler

Aug-31-13 10:33 AM

Who says I actually read them? I see headers that say, "SAFE ACT blah blah" or "THANK YOU FOR blah blah blah" and know enough not to read it Duh. I go on to read the paper, which takes a mere 5 minutes to do any more.

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recycler

Aug-31-13 10:37 AM

I could protect myself from my 'boarder' if I had one by kicking them to the curb.

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recycler

Aug-31-13 10:39 AM

And I think we need to start to think outside the box, start electing someone other than Republicans or Democrats.

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sonoma

Aug-31-13 10:42 AM

Howard----Try this for starters: Attorney: SAFE Act Pulls Client's Pistol Permit due to Medication ...

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This man was forced to hire an attorney and go to court to get his guns back. He did prevail after spending time and money to correct something that should never have happened. Talk about government bullying.

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sonoma

Aug-31-13 10:46 AM

Don't forget that Cuomo and Obama tried to OUTLAW a whole class of firearms that are responsible for less than 50 deaths a year nationwide. It's all politics.

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50s4ever

Aug-31-13 10:48 AM

How soon was it they prosecuted the guy with hi capacity mags?

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critix

Aug-31-13 2:27 PM

SAFE ACT = 100% pure B.S. Don't get on their trains. NAZI elected officials. Sheepville not an option. 2A perfect as is.

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Howard

Sep-01-13 11:21 AM

sonoma, try reading the entire article you proclaim the SAFE act has impacted. ONLY the attorney in the case says it has anything to do with the SAFE act. This confiscation of guns would have been done with or without the SAFE act! You emulate Bill O'Reilly perfectly! Taking something totally out of context to try and prove a point against the Democrats. This tactic is losing, sonoma, you need something fresh to try and convince people of out-and-out lies.

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hacksbgone

Sep-01-13 12:52 PM

So Jr, what is it about the SAFE act that bothers you the most? Are you upset that you can't sell your assault weapons to the un-vetted? Are you worried that Syria is going to invade your home and you'll need all the high cap mags you can stuff in a duffle bag? Or maybe you really think you'll need to join arms with the rebel forces and take over Washington. More likely you're just misinformed or you think of your guns as toys to be played with.

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KCW007

Sep-01-13 6:30 PM

Really Howard? See: New York State Police Admit Wrongly Confiscating Guns Under New Law" By Steve Walters, 11APR13. "Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs has said that police called him to clarify that they had wrongly enforced a pistol permit suspension on a local gun owner under the NY SAFE Act.".

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ironyoozesfromyouryap

Sep-01-13 8:21 PM

The SAFE act doesn't remove the right to own guns. Just restricts the ability to acquire them and removes the ability to acquire a few types.

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ironyoozesfromyouryap

Sep-02-13 12:29 PM

I like posting that last comment ad nausuem because there is no response to it. It is true.

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50s4ever

Sep-02-13 8:01 PM

Speaking of out and out lies and Syria invading.......that's Obama for you.

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ironyoozesfromyouryap

Sep-03-13 11:31 AM

Note how there is no response to my comment.

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KCW007

Sep-03-13 3:22 PM

Although it will further encumber upon the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, the NY SAFE will have no significant impact upon the criminal misuse of firearms.

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KCW007

Sep-03-13 3:30 PM

Or rather I should say: "The NY SAFE Act will further encumber the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, while having no significant impact upon the criminal misuse of firearms in NYS."

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sonoma

Sep-03-13 6:27 PM

Irony Quote: Removes the ability to acquire.

2nd amendment quote---Shall not be infringed.

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ironyoozesfromyouryap

Sep-04-13 11:26 AM

Can you still own a gun? Yep.

"hasn't reduced crime" - KCW. It's only been enacted for about a year; guess KCW doesn't know how studies work.

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