All I can say is WOW. Great Presentation. That should be in the hands of every person in the cars and buses going to Albany.
On Feb 8, 2013, at 8:30 AM, Michael Riggin <[address removed]> wrote:
Rob Ocker and I
met with Senator Valesky yesterday to discuss the NY SAFE ACT with the intent on
providing him with our viewpoint on how this law is causing distress for law
abiding citizens while the criminals could care less. Senator Valesky
was very cordial and seemed genuinely interested in receiving this
The legislature is
going to have to amend the bill for law enforcement anyway and I am hopeful that
this will produce additional changes to relieve the undue pressure on legal
gun owners. We also made a personal appeal that once he understands the
ramifications of this law, that he should assist in also educating his peers in
Albany to reconsider the infringements they have placed on our Second Amendment
rights. They have caused an unnecessary battle within this state that is wasting
our precious time and resources.
This may be shared
freely and could be useful if you schedule a meeting with your NYS legislators',
local official, and even your Sheriff or local police department.
While some say this
may be a waste of time, I feel differently because I was able to confirm a fatal
flaw in the legislative process that I was able to debate with the Senator. It
seems that they are under the impression that their job is to make laws and let
the courts determine the constitutionality. Legislators need to be reminded that
they took an oath to "support the constitution of the United States". Therefore
it is their obligation to consider these matters before writing and passing a
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