UGH: Nearly 1200 new felonies resulted from strict new gun laws in New York State in 2013…

What used to be a misdemeanor gun possession charge in New York is now a felony thanks to the newly passed gun laws and 1200 people have now been charged with those felonies. Not only that, but almost 60 people were charged with misdemeanors of having more than 7 bullets loaded or having a ‘large capacity’ magazines:

So much for the 2nd amendment in NY State.

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  • dudley76

    New Yorkers should feel a lot “safer” now.

  • maynardb50

    Does the 7 bullet rule apply to law enforcement officers as well?

    • EdinColorado

      Nope… Especially those cops surround the Mayor…

  • EdinColorado

    dang right, now New Yorkers are safer…. well, if you ignore the ever increasing death rate of those killed with illegal guns.. I guess Bloomberg’s new laws just don’t mean anything to criminals… What I can’t figure out is how he got elected.. Oh.. must have been by the criminals…

    • Patriot077

      Well when a self identified hard core commie is elected as the next mayor, I wonder no more.
      Conservative New Yorkers need to move outta that state. It’s probably too late start doing what they have done in Colorado.

  • LIRight

    The People’s Republic of NY.

  • Kylearane

    Don’t forget the bonus feature of the law. If convicted of felony you lose your voting rights.

    • Patriot077

      And felons can’t own a gun. Nor can anyone in the household, iirc.

      • M_J_S

        Well, neither can illegal criminal aliens, but they manage.

        • Patriot077

          True. I was thinking more of law abiding citizens who are being turned into felons.

          • M_J_S

            Exactly, if I were those “felons” I would own a firearm and VOTE ANYWAY! Who the f do these “lawmakers” think they are?!

  • TreadNotHere

    Good, let them reap the rewards of letting the democrats rule them. Every democrat stronghold soon to become a gun free zone (aka shooting gallery for criminals aka chicago).

    • Unafraid

      Do you really think that the ones who were charged were democrat supporters? this is going to happen in VA too, as soon as McAuliffe takes office and it won’t be his supporters who will pay the price.

      • warpmine

        Unless McCawful uses executive power, the dominated GOP legislature will never go anywhere near gun control unless by that they mean the handling of firearms in proper manner.

  • timsrighty

    This is just one more reason I’m a card carrying member of the NRA. If ya’ll are fed up with tactics like this from the anti-gun crowd, join the NRA. You may surprised how inexpensive it is to join and how effective we are in fighting for 2nd amendment rights. New Yorkers, especially “upstate” New Yorkers in particular should join. Every law-abiding gun owner, anywhere should join NRA. We fight the good fight.

  • Conservator1

    I’m a New Yorker and it’s not just the 2nd amendment rights the progressive machine has banned. It applies to many amendments including the 1st amendment, especially with freedom of religion.

    BTW, to all those leftists in NY or throughout America who supported Cuomo’s banning of many guns and ammunition, let me remind you of Aaron Alexis at the Navy Yard in Washington whose weapon was a Remington 870 shotgun.

    Do these fools still believe the strict gun laws banning so-called assault rifles and magazine restrictions in NYS or The District of Columbia SAVED anyone? The cops had assault rifles, but a guy with a shotgun still killed 12 people. Below is an article on the impact of NYS’ new gun laws and it ain’t pretty:

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new gun-control law targets gun makers
    New York State’s new definition of assault weapons and magazine restrictions may drive away manufacturers who are being wooed by other states, trade groups say

  • Lives4Freedom

    Maybe it’s too early to tell, but with 1200 people, a few of them should have the financial means to file suit against the state for this.

    Also, with that many people arrested in the last year over this type of thing, it is a GLARING indicator that states trying to pass registration laws need to be stopped. Do NY police even need a warrant to inspect for compliance, or are the judges just rubber stamping ‘probable cause’ to every firearms owner in the state?

    • warpmine

      We’ll just have to bang them over the head with the Fourth Amendment. the Second Amendment and finally the firepower of the citizenry looking for some payback.

  • CO2isGood

    As a NYer what really sickened me about this horrible law is that it passed the REPUBLICAN controlled New York State Senate on Monday, January 14, and then Democrat controlled State Assembly on Tuesday, January 15, 2013.
    So even the Republicans here in NY are pond scum.

    • warpmine

      If they’re anything akin to Peter King, we know they’re pond scum.

  • Kenneth G Maiden

    The servants must be controlled. The servants must OBEY the master, Government. The Overseers in government must never be doubted. You will obey. Now back to work serfs, we are hungry for your money.

    • warpmine

      The easy way around that is once again to stop filing income tax returns.

      Screw’em….Col Ludlow

  • Sentinel

    NY – the armpit of America. Sorry Gino… I know there are still good people in that state… but…

  • ScarlettNY

    The entire fiasco at Kings Plaza in Brooklyn, should send a shiver down the back of all NYers. But Libs sit in their ivory towers thinking it will never happen to them. There is absolutely no reason why 400 liberal children can’t do the same to private houses. It’s coming to a neighborhood in NY soon. The police did not arrest one of those 400 “kidz”. It sent a clear signal that the criminals are in charge and they will not have any consequences.

  • BucTroop

    I was born in New York and moved to Florida when I was 5. Had my family not moved, I really think the liberal policies would have scared me away.

    By the way, Florida is about to pass New York in total population.