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Rysheim Smith, 42, was charged in a New York State Supreme Court indictment with second-degree murder, first and second-degree manslaughter, and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. He was also reportedly charged with endangering the welfare of a second child whom he allegedly left unattended on Aug. 31, …

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A knife-wielding robber’s attempt to steal from a Chinese restaurant went horribly awry when the restaurant’s employees came at him with…kitchen utensils. According to video obtained by The New York Daily News, the not-very-good robber entered the store and pulled out a knife. The people working in the restaurant grab other utensils including a soup …

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Suicide is a horrific tragedy. But with the right person, in the right place, at the right time it can be stopped. Darnell Barton was just your average bus driver from Buffalo, New York. But when he saw a troubled-looking woman considering jumping off a bridge into the middle of a freeway, he became a national hero. Barton …

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Like little scripted robots, Hillary followed it well. One second she calls the explosion in NY a “bombing” then says we should wait till we have more information before using that term, when questioned about Trump’s response. Besides the fact that she looks like she is going to pass out, it really is laughable she …

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What is believed to be the manifesto of the recent NY bomber has surfaced as a blog post. According to this blog, this bomb was only a test and there will be more to come. The irony of it all is that the bomber claims this was all to help the LGBTQ community. He said …

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Occupation-based gun bans create an opportunity for a dangerous slippery slope…

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Last week, a federal court ruled that the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department could not rely on its “retention policy” to keep guns seized from a woman without providing her with a due process hearing.

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“Gun violence has been likened to the rain coming down, and because it is so common it is easy to grow accustomed to it, to accept it,” said Task Force Chairs Tennant and Brown.

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Gun rights advocates may recall that New York’s “SAFE Act” was passed only 24 hours after it was introduced, with no debate or public scrutiny, and with Governor Cuomo signing the bill an hour after the State Assembly approved it in January 2013. Among the law’s restrictions is a requirement that within 30 days of …

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According to the Post-Standard, shootings in Syracuse are up 50% for the first six months of the year compared with the same time last year. When compared to the five-year average, city shootings are still up 3%. When presented with these statistics, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association President Tom King made this statement: …

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In a default victory for Empire State gun owners, background checks for ammunition purchases, a centerpiece in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2013 SAFE Act, have been scrapped for now. An agreement announced late Friday signed by Republican Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Director of Operations Jim Malatras suspends this section of the SAFE …

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A very tough battle was waged. A positive result was achieved. As a result of extensive negotiations throughout the last several weeks, our efforts have been successful. The SAFE Act ammunition database and background check has been stopped by a signed AGREEMENT between Governor Cuomo and State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan. This Memorandum of …

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A few weeks ago, when the fervor over taking down all Confederate symbols was at its peak, some attention was drawn to this, um, interesting village seal from Whitesboro, New York: Doesn’t that look an awful like someone choking a Native American? On an official village seal, no less? Well, Whitesboro Mayor Patrick O’Connor explained …

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In a recent online interview for a email newsletter called “The Skimm” Former Gov. George Pataki (R-NY), when asked about Gun Control was quoted as saying; “It is illegal to bring a gun across state lines, and yet it happens all the time, and I don’t understand why the federal government is not doing far …

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A second arrest has been made in connection to the murderers who escaped from prison over two weeks ago. Greg Palmer, the guard who previously claimed to have unwittingly smuggled contraband to the fugitives, was arrested earlier today, and his lawyer stated that he is now facing charges for destroying evidence and misconduct. According to …

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In response to the SAFE Act gun registration numbers released by the New York State Police, NYSRPA President Tom King made this statement: “I am amused at the pathetically low numbers of New Yorkers who registered their so-called assault rifles.” “The number of individuals who registered their guns is 24,000 and many of these are …

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NRA F-rated Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to authorize the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to give $60 million of the taxpayers’ money to anti-gun activists over the next six years, to conduct “research” promoting gun control. The two longtime anti-gun legislators say that their bill is necessary …

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