Cuomo once again turned his back on the large coalition of organizations, many part of his own constituency, which supported the bill.
Knife Rights’ New York Gravity Knife Law Reform Bill passed the Senate by a unanimous 62-0 vote. The bill is now ready to be transmitted to Governor Cuomo.
Two amicus curiae briefs have been filed in support of Knife Rights’ Appeal in its federal civil rights lawsuit against New York City.
Bogus “Stop & Flick” Arrests to Continue in New York City – for Now. In Tortured Decision Federal Court Upholds Unconstitutional and Discriminatory Arrests. Knife Rights Appeal to Follow.
Despite Cuomo’s avowed commitment to criminal justice reform in New York, this veto clearly shows the lie to that claim.
The New York Civil liberties Union, the state’s ACLU affiliate, has sent New York Governor Cuomo a letter in support of Knife Rights’ Gravity Knife and Switchblade Reform Bill, S6483-A/A9042-A..
STOP the persecution of knife owners in New York City. If you live, work or travel in New York or New York City, please CALL or EMAIL NY Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan TODAY!