Come lobby your legislators on gun rights, meet with your friends and voice your displeasure! The SAFE ACT Must Go!! Special Guest Speaker NRA President David Keene.
WHAT: A day to lobby the state legislature on gun rights. Call your Assemblyman and State Senator to make an appointment to meet with them in their offices on the 28th.
WHERE: Capitol Park, next to the Legislative Office Building (LOB).
WHEN: Thursday, February 28 starting at noon.
HOW: There are several public and private transportation options to get to Albany.
Amtrak to Albany: Take the train to the Albany-Rensselaer (ALB) station. From there either take a private taxi or CDTA bus to the Empire State Plaza.
Several groups are putting together buses to Albany:
From Broome County/Johnson City, contact Mike Dunlap,[masked]-1746.
From Chemung County, Chemung County Federation of Sportsmen, contact John Aikman, [masked].
From Chenango County/Oxford, contact Shawn Palmer,[masked], [masked].
From Columbia County, Columbia County Sportsmen's Federation, contact Jim Bashford,[masked], or Jim Bertram,[masked]-3971.
From Dutchess County, Crum Elbow Sportsmen's Association, contact Rocky,[masked]-9771.
From Dutchess & Putnam Counties, Southern Dutchess and Putnam Sportsmen’s Association, contact Al Grimaldi,[masked], [masked]. Here is a link to the bus information.
From Erie County, Erie County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, contact Rich Davenport, [masked],[masked]-7952.
From Erie County, 2nd Amendment Coalition of WNY, contact Ashleigh Lee,[masked]-9092.
From Greene County, Greene County Federation of Sportsmen, contact Hank Coons,[masked]-0644.
From Jefferson County, contact Glenn Hancock, [masked],[masked]-3205.
From Jefferson County/Watertown, NNY912, contact Charles Kingsley,[masked] (h) or[masked] (c).
From Long Island, Sportsmen's Association for Firearms Education, contact John Cushman, [masked],[masked]-8125.
From Long Island, Long Island Firearms, contact Steve, firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Madison County, Affiliated Conservation Clubs of Madison County, contact Ned Lamb,[masked]-5521.
From Onondaga and Oswego, Oswego County Federation's of Sportsmen's Clubs, contact Rick McDermott, [masked],[masked]-1540. Here is their flyer (pdf). THESE BUSES ARE FULL.
From Orange County, Orange County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, contact info George Rogero, [masked]. Here is a link to purchase tickets.
From St. Lawrence County/Gouverneur, contact Joel LaPierre, [masked],[masked]-2909.
From St. Lawrence County/Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, contact Larry Kring, [masked],[masked]-2107.
From Ulster County, the Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of Ulster County, contact Elmer LeSuer, email@example.com,[masked]-5940. Here is their flyer (doc).
From Utica/Mohawk Valley, contact Peg Roberts,[masked]-6360.
Driving to Albany: Parking is available under the Empire State Plaza. Cost is $2/hour and paid with a credit card. To get to the ESP take I-787 to the South Mall Arterial exit. After parking take the elevator to the concourse level. The Legislative Office Building is accessible from there. Food and bathrooms are available on the concourse level as well.