New York's 'SAFE' Act: The 'Rape' of the Second Amendment

In January, the New York State Legislature passed the Orwellian-sounding "SAFE" (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement) Act.  The act was debated in closed session without committee hearings, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed it into law within an hour of its passage -- after waiving the required three-day public comment period.  Cuomo bragged that New York now has the "toughest assault weapons ban" in the country but claimed that the law respects the Second Amendment and preserves the rights of "hunters and sportsmen."  The former is true; the latter is a bald-faced lie.  Even if you do not live in New York, you should be very worried, because the SAFE Act is a harbinger of what Democrats in the federal government will do nationwide if they can. The SAFE Act is far worse than you might imagine.  Harold "Budd" Schroeder, member of the NRA Board of Directors from New York, described the law as "the rape of our gun rights."  That is no exaggeration....(Read Full Article)

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