Posted July 15, 2015 4:00 pm by Comments

By Johannes Paulsen

A couple of years ago, New York Democrats rammed-through the ironically-named NY SAFE Act – an ill-conceived, hastily-written law designed to pander to the Dem’s anti-gun ideological base. SAFE Act enforcement has been spotty at best. County sheriffs simply refuse to act. Hundreds of thousands of AR-owning Empire Staters have ignored its provisions. Most recently, Gov. Cuomo “postponed” the Act’s ammunition purchase registration mandate. The New York Times reports that last bit has caused a few NY State Senate Democrats to howl that the constitution is being violated . . .

“On first read, this appears blatantly unconstitutional,” said Senator Michael N. Gianaris of Queens [above], the deputy minority leader. “The notion that one house of the Legislature will have greater powers than another, and the governor, with one house only, can agree to change state law, turns our democracy on its head.” He continued: “Republicans got what they wanted because they were able to hold up a piece of paper and claim they rolled back a key part of the SAFE Act,” Gianaris said.

Bless his heart. How precious that, to Mr. Gianaris, passing a bill that violates the constitutionally-protected civil rights …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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