Skip to comments.Mandatory Gun Lock Law Starts in Albany, NY
Posted on 01/16/2016 12:47:53 PM PST by therightliveswithus
The capital of New York State has joined other cities in restricting the ability for gun owners to store them in their own home. A law has come into effect passed by the City Council requiring all guns to be locked in safes or using a gun lock at home. The police is handing out free locks, but stiff penalties are planned for anyone that does not comply.
The Albany Times Union reported on the new law.
First offenses will be violations carrying a fine of $250 or up to 15 days in jail so long as no one is injured or killed. A second offense â or first that causes injury or death â will be a misdemeanor punishable by a $1,000 fine and year in jail
Furthermore the gun owner is liable for the full criminal responsibility of any crimes committed by the weapons if stolen.
There is a similar effort to pass a similar law statewide that has been stalled for three years.
WELL...that certainly will slow down the criminals.
So there’s a state committee that comes to your house demanding to see your secured guns?
Now what state is that located?
Just north of NY Values.
Another step backwards and another unconstitutional law made by politicians that have violated their oath of office. These treasonists seem to forget owning a gun is not a privilege but a RIGHT. This is no different from demanding people wear mouth locks before practicing freedom of speech. Hey mouth locks.....can we get one on Hillary?
I thought SCOTUS already addressed this in DC, of course NY, CA and others are special and can and do violate the 2A.
Yeah, after all, gunlocks are ALWAYS used by criminals!
“...the police is...” Seriously?
We have the same law in California.....I know of several people that regularly ignore that law.
Fundamental to self defense is the ability to access your weapons in a timely manner. This law is ludicrous, and clearly void per the Second Amendment.
Responding to how they’re going to know which guns are locked and which aren’t by coming to your home in what way exactly?
It's who we are....
Direct frontal assault against the claymores....
actually it will give them extra time because they realize the home owner will be fumbling to unlock his weapon while they murder his family.
Make the cops and the security detail of the politicians have their guns locked until ready to use. The a-hole politicians who scheme such measures need to go.
The idiots who passed this should be removed from office but won’t because of “New York Values” voters.
Another stinking New York value that violates the rights of citizens.
So when do the Trump folks show up to defend New York values?
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