Microstamping Remains A Threat In New York

Microstamping Remains A Threat In New York

National Shooting Sports Foundation
National Shooting Sports Foundation

NEWTOWN, Conn –-(AmmoLand.com)- Without the support of the Republican Conference in Albany two weeks ago, microstamping would have already passed into law.

Still, this fight continues and the legislation could be brought back for a vote at any time. In response to the collective efforts by NSSF and its allies in the Second Amendment community to defeat firearms microstamping, New York City politicians are trying to bully state senators into changing their votes and supporting this gun ban — and make no mistake, microstamping is a gun ban.

NSSF is asking New Yorkers to please take a few minutes and thank your Republican state senators for staying strong and continuing to oppose this dangerous legislation.

About NSSF
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 5,500 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.

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Ray Kelly (NYPD's Commissioner) is quoted as saying in the article below (published June 22nd), "The guns used to murder people (in NYC) are typically unlicensed and from easy-to-buy states, including Georgia," So now we have the NYPD basically admitting that microstamping is going to have little or no impact on gun crime. If these so-called crime guns are unlicensed then they logically won't have microstamps. Remember this quote the next time Commissioner Kelly comes out in favor of microstamping because what he has said in this article totally contradicts the reason behind their demand for this legislation. It's probably… Read more »