Oops! NY's new gun law restricts police officers

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  1. Colt45

    Colt45 New Member

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    AP Photo: Seth Wenig. NY gun law restricts police officers: New police officers attend a police academy graduation ceremony in New York, Dec. 28, 2012. IMAGE

    4 hr ago By Timothy Martinell of MSN News



    The new law does not take effect until March, giving lawmakers some time to fix their oversight.


    Due to slight oversight in New York’s new gun law, both police and private citizens will be banned from carrying high-capacity magazines.
    According to TV station WABC, the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, which bans magazines that carry more than seven rounds, does not provide an exemption for law enforcement officers, who typically carry handguns with a 15-round capacity.
    The New York Patrolman's Benevolent Association President Patrick J. Lynch said in a press release Thursday that they are "actively working to enact changes to this law that will provide the appropriate exemptions from the law for active and retired law enforcement officers."
    "As with many pieces of new legislation, there is a period shortly after enactment where omissions and unforeseen impacts become apparent that prompt a revision to the law," he said.
    The law takes effect in March. The bill can be read here.

    If the LAW is good enough for citizens, the the same should apply to LE. This kind of B.S. is like Obamacare, pass the law NOW read it latter. We don't need Gun control ,we need POLITICIANS under control. Get these SOB's on a choke collar and a short leash NOW! WAKE UP AMERICA.
     
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    that they are "actively working to enact changes to this law that will provide the appropriate exemptions from the law for active and retired law enforcement officers."
    What makes a RETIRED LEO any more special than any other citizen?:confused:
     

  3. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    Yea...that NY Govenor Cuomo should be impeached !!