New York State

The ACLU Defends the NRA from Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The State of New York and Governor Andrew Cuomo are engaged in a campaign to encourage banks and insurance companies to divest themselves of any dealings with the National Rifle Association (NRA). Bereft of insurance or financial tools, it would become difficult if not impossible for the organization to operate. The NRA has taken the State …

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NY Senate Advances Speech Suppression Bill Disguised As Anti-Bullying Legislation

The New York State Senate, under cover of protecting under-eighteen year-olds from ‘cyberbullying’ have advanced a bill that presents the government with a far-reaching tool to silence a wide range of speech it decides has violated their law. I’ll let you explore Eugene Volokh’s examination of potential issues for speech suppression here, but I wanted …

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The Pushback Against Anti-Gun Legislation Continues

First, There’s the growing list of companies which won’t sell to state government or law enforcement, anything that the state’s citizens can’t legally buy. In that vein, meet Serbu Firearms, maker of bolt-action and semi-automatic .50 caliber sniper rifles, who have stated that they will not be selling their arms to the New York Police …

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