Posted February 6, 2017 7:59 pm by Comments

By James England

ALBANY, NEW YORK — If you’re not from New York, there’s a good chance you have no clue about the SAFE Act of 2013. No one can blame you. But for New York gun owners, and especially licensed concealed carriers, elements of this Act have really made it difficult to own, possess, transfer, or sell firearms. No doubt it’s also why Gov. Cuomo referred to it as the “toughest assault weapons ban in the country.”

via NY’s Safe Act website

“The SAFE Act stops criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from buying a gun by requiring universal background checks on gun purchases, increases penalties for people who use illegal guns, mandates life in prison without parole for anyone who murders a first responder, and imposes the toughest assault weapons ban in the country. For hunters, sportsmen, and law abiding gun owners, this new law preserves and protects your right to buy, sell, keep or use your guns.” – Governor Andrew Cuomo

In provisions of the SAFE Act, it was illegal to possess a handgun magazine that carried more than 7 rounds. That was later amended to allow New York residents to carry magazines capable of accepting up to 10 rounds but …Read the Rest

Source:: Concealed Nation

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