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Hawley calls on Cuomo to repeal SAFE Act, backed by petition with 1,050 signatures

By Howard B. Owens

Press release:

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,I,C-Batavia) recently wrote to Gov. Andrew Cuomo regarding a petition the assemblyman circulated over the last two-and-a-half months urging the repeal of the governor’s new gun control laws, which garnered 1,050 signatures. Hawley implored the governor to reexamine the process and allow his constituents to make their voices heard.

The signers are “1,050 taxpaying, law-abiding Americans who feel that their rights have been infringed upon without any increase in public safety,” Hawley said in the letter. “Their voices were not heard during the hurried passage of this law. They deserved to be heard then and they deserve to be heard now. I urge you to repeal this law and come to the table, not only with members of the legislature, but with law enforcement officials, mental health professionals and, most importantly, the concerned citizens of our community who have the most at stake when it comes to the laws of our state.”

John Oakes

Drama Queen Andrew wont listen... Do you honestly think the counties in which they voted for a resolution calling for the repeal of the UNsafe act will actually enforce this law you are sadly mistaking

May 20, 2013, 4:24pm Permalink
Christopher Putnam

I find it laughable that they even think that if the wanted to, they COULD enforce this crap. There isnt enough room in our already overcrowded jails. So my suggestion is that NO ONE abide by the SAFE act. Let them lock all of us up. Me, my father and my grandfather, all my uncles and cousins, the other 60 or so people in my extended family, we all own firearms and YOU MAY NOT HAVE THEM. The second amendment states that i have the 'Right to keep and bare arms" It does not say " you MAY have a gun, If its of this certain type, with this amount of bullets, and this long of a barrel and these features. So until the CONSTITUTION of this UNION is changed, YOU CAN TAKE MY GUN OR MAKE ME FOLLOW YOUR GUIDELINES, RIGHT AFTER YOU PRY IT FROM MY COLD DEAD HAND.

May 20, 2013, 5:25pm Permalink

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