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New York State Rifle and Pistol Association


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: …

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 …

Time for legislators to have an honest discussion about New York gun laws. The New York Times first reported last week that shootings in New York City have been rising for the past two years. This was followed by the NYPD reporting a 19.5% increase in City homicides during the first five months of the …

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association released this statement in response to dramatic video an armed citizen stopping an assault on a NYC subway train: “This video is undeniable proof that guns save lives,” NYSRPA President Tom King said. “Who knows what could have happened if a good guy with a gun was …