How New York Confiscates Guns

By Dean Weingarten

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Dean Weingarten
Dean Weingarten

Arizona – -( Under the NY “Safe Act” New York State can confiscate guns without any notice or appeal process, according to this article.


They then file a report, which in Jefferson County is sent to county Community Services.

“We review it, confirm that the license is indeed appropriate and that the case meets the criteria of the SAFE Act,” said Director of Jefferson County Community Services Roger Ambrose.

Once they’ve verified the report, it’s sent to Albany.

From there, State Police find out if the person identified has a gun permit.

If he or she does, police present their findings to the local county court judge.

The judge decides whether or not to suspend or revoke the permit and has local law enforcement confiscate the guns.

What important thing that is left out of this bureaucratic process?  The victim of it all.  Pure bureaucratic fiat.  Where is the chance for the citizen to contest facts or file an appeal?  Suddenly, without warning, police show up at his residence demanding that he turn over his guns and his Constitutional rights.

The State decided that he or she should no longer posses guns.  They knew who to target because of gun registration, but the victim of the process never had a chance to contest what might be a frivolous statement, one taken out of context, or one maliciously filed for personal or political reasons.

The police just show up, and demand that you turn over your guns and constitutional rights.  No hearing, no notice, no due process.

New York is living up to its title of “The Empire State”.

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About Dean Weingarten;

Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.

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And why are these cops dressed like soldiers when they can not contain simple riots. They need to go back to the blue uniforms and forget they didn’t join the army or marines. Does not look like their military uniforms fool anyone.


Nanny State should hand out bibs, pacifiers and sippy cups with the diapers when they come


This is nothing but Theft of Private Property by a Fiat Corporate State – and EVERYONE has the right to protect that property by any means necessary, and that includes shooting these Keystone cops. I can’t wait to here about a few PIGS that get blown right off the stoop when they go to the “perps” house. That will make my day. @ USPatriotoNe is also correct, except this has little to do with BoBo – He is just the current Puppet in place – Agenda 21 has been around for a bit and each “President” had the ability to… Read more »


When they come for my guns, I’ll give them my ammo first.


“We the People” need to step back and see the Forest from the Trees…there is much BIGGER Picture going on here! What “We the People” are seeing developing before our very eyes is right out of the Communist Manifesto! BO and his Commie/NWO/Cronies are following the Communist Manifesto down to the letter! Just read the U.N. Agenda 21 (the Small Arms Treaty that goes into effect on Dec 24th is part of the U.N. Agenda 21) and you will see it is completely based on the Communist Manifesto, which means one thing for “We the People”…TYRANNY and nothing ELSE…!!! They… Read more »

Kevin McGonigal

I assume that some guns rights group is taking this to the courts, federal, I hope, on the grounds that this procedure is a violation of guaranteed due process rights. A suit on this basis will have a much more sympathetic hearing than one on the Second Amendment.


Yup. Pretty sure that NYSRPA is leading the constitutional charge. They will probably only sue under one violation at a time, giving them more than one bite at the “big apple” should the first case fail. I would suggest supporting their effort, no matter where in the country one might reside. If we can stop this power madness in NY, it may put the final nail in the tyranny coffin and end any possibility of a domino scenario.


You NY’ers need to show some sense when you vote ! “Texas like a whole other country” !


Those two morons in the picture couldn’t find their asses with both hands ! I dont think gun owners in NY have too much to fret over !


Why the hell do the people of NY put up with this bullshit ? Most of the NY’ers I’ve met are very loud,obnoxious, and can be extreme arrogant too (I’m not talking about all NY’ers)! …..but when it comes having their constitutional rights shit all over nothing,….silence ! Go figure !


Germany had the ‘Nuremburg Laws’. Maybe NY’s S.A.F.E. Act should be considered a sub-section of the ‘Bloomberg Laws’? Repeat after Mike – Smoking is bad, sugar is bad, big sodas are bad and guns are so bad we’re gonna make you a social pariah or criminal.


So much for the Bill of Rights , you NYers need a revolt.