SAFE Act http://wrvo.org en Deadline for assault weapon registration nears http://wrvo.org/post/deadline-assault-weapon-registration-nears <p></p><p>There’s an April 15 deadline for owners of assault-style firearms to register them with the New York State Police, but there’s concern the provision of the SAFE Act gun control laws will be ignored.</p><p>After New York passed strict gun control laws in January 2013, sales of assault-style weapons became illegal. But for those who already owned guns with features like a pistol grip and removable magazine, they must register them by Tuesday.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:23:20 +0000 Ryan Delaney 54128 at http://wrvo.org Deadline for assault weapon registration nears Critics speak out against SAFE Act during Albany rally http://wrvo.org/post/critics-speak-out-against-safe-act-during-albany-rally <p></p><p>A pro-gun rights rally held at the state Capitol on Tuesday drew thousands of supporters and some big names to Albany.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:57:08 +0000 Gino Geruntino 53646 at http://wrvo.org Critics speak out against SAFE Act during Albany rally Geddes town supervisor talks SAFE Act with Cuomo http://wrvo.org/post/geddes-town-supervisor-talks-safe-act-cuomo <p></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:14:46 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51914 at http://wrvo.org Sheriff's departments air concerns over SAFE Act http://wrvo.org/post/sheriffs-departments-air-concerns-over-safe-act <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">One year after the passage of the New York SAFE Act, sheriff’s departments across the state are still struggling to wrap their heads around the law, and some have gone so far as expressing personal opposition to the new laws.</span></p><p>Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn says there are facets of the law that make sense, but that there are many problems. These problems, according to many upstate New York sheriffs, could have been avoided if they'd been more involved from the start.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:13:08 +0000 Kate O'Connell 50147 at http://wrvo.org Sheriff's departments air concerns over SAFE Act Weekend forum will attempt to address concerns surrounding SAFE Act http://wrvo.org/post/weekend-forum-will-attempt-address-concerns-surrounding-safe-act <p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:53:06 +0000 Ellen Abbott 50041 at http://wrvo.org Soldiers say Army instills reverence, respect for weapons http://wrvo.org/post/soldiers-say-army-instills-reverence-respect-weapons-0 <p>Speaking to soldiers about firearms, no matter what their individual views are on gun control, one thing becomes clear: they take them seriously.</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 09:03:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 33012 at http://wrvo.org Soldiers say Army instills reverence, respect for weapons Millions in incentives go to firearms industry in New York state http://wrvo.org/post/millions-incentives-go-firearms-industry-new-york-state <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">As the nation has been focused on gun control since the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, additional attention is now being paid to the incentives going to the gun industry in New York. </span> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:18:10 +0000 Matt Richmond 32826 at http://wrvo.org Millions in incentives go to firearms industry in New York state