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New York Senate Passes Gun Confiscation Bill: New Yorkers, You Now Have No Rights

liberty cryingIf you live in New York, Your State legislators have just declared open season on all law abiding gun owners.

In a late night session, New York Legislators passed the most draconian gun bill in the nation with a vote of 43 to 18.The bill, which expands the state’s ban on so-called “assault weapons”, has a number of even more troubling provisions that should scare the hell out of any freedom loving people.

The Bill, which was hurried through the State Senate last night, was signed into law late this afternoon.

The Bill sets up the following measures in New York:

  • An expanded ban on assault weapons that broadens the definition to include semiautomatic pistols and rifles with detachable magazines and one “military-style feature”.
  • It Forces gun owners to renew their licenses every five years.
  • Bans semiautomatic shotguns with one military-style feature.
  • Bans any gun magazine that can hold over 7 rounds of ammunition.
  • Requires anyone with these weapons to immediately register them with the state.

In my opinion, the scariest part of this bill is what they are calling the Mental Hygiene Law. The bill allows healthcare workers to essentially turn in anyone they think is a danger to society. This means health care workers will now be able to decide who keeps their guns, and who has to turn them in. Say one thing wrong, or one thing that might be a little politically incorrect, and depending on the healthcare worker you could be in for a world of trouble.

Once a healthcare worker reports an individual, New York laws enforcement agents will then be authorized to confiscate any firearm owned by the “dangerous patient”.  The bill also gives New York officials more power to commit these so-called “dangerous patients” into mental facilities.

71 Comments on New York Senate Passes Gun Confiscation Bill: New Yorkers, You Now Have No Rights

  1. mike

    Its no surprise NEW YORK did this .its one of the most communist states we have .i lived there for a few years ,and went completely broke i moved back home to the south and am finally getting back on my feet and living comfortable.i hope the south doesnt follow the ignorant of NY.

    • Xavier

      The South Will Never Get Rid Of its Guns and I am Proud to have been born and raised there granted I never owned a gun in my entire life unless you want to count the airsoft rifle and pistols I owned. I love guns and its not the fact that I’m black either. Its because Who is going to protect our families from the snakes and monkeys dressed in suits and lie and say “they want what we want.” when they decide to completely try to turn this place into a police state?

      • Deegs

        You are living in a police state, since 911, or have you missed a few news shows showing cops out of control and a law unto themselves.

    • bsojoe

      Take note of ALL the senators that voted for this ban and vote them out of office.. Unless they take your right to vote! “WORK WILL MAKE YOU FREE”.

  2. michael

    NY chicago and washington DC have led the way in poverty, corruption, crime and gun control… Seems like there is a correlation… Oh I forgot detroit… it takes two honers, highest murder rate in 2011 and most democratic city in america.

    • DEB

      seems like a good place for a very tall and strong fence.

  3. scot

    “No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government”
    — Thomas Jefferson, 1 Thomas Jefferson Papers, 334

    “The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good”
    — George Washington

    “The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.”
    — Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers at 184-188

    “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
    — Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759.

    “This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it or their revolutionary right to dismember it or overthrow it.”
    — Abraham Lincoln, 4 April 1861

    • Kelly

      It is time to overthrow the government, if your republican or democrat you are a part of the problem, it is time to do away with the obsolete and antiquated two party system. This country is under the law of the constitution, if your a state making laws that contradict that constitution your should lose your US status. This law is a direct and unlawful disregard of our second amendment, period.

      • AM

        I’m surprised to be reading all these posts, I live in the UK and have always thought of America as the land of the free… guess I was wrong.

        And Kelly, we have a four party system over here and I can tell you its not a better system – you just get even more politicians!

        • Zane Johnston

          You are right AM, but more politicians mean that the people who OWN them have to buy more horses to put in the race……..

        • capncrunched

          What happened to gun rights in the UK, is what typically happens when your country doesn’t have a written constitution. Something similar recently happened in Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela; a total ban on civilian firearms ownership.
          Long live the U.S. Constitution in general, and the Second Amendment in particular!

          • KED

            I believe that what Kelly was trying to say was not that there should be more parties (we already have a half-dozen or so)but rather that there should be NO PARTIES. Let each man/woman stand on their own beliefs and vision. So very many just vote party-line, like sheep. Wake-up America, take back your right to speak, your right to vote. Vote on policy not on the party. There are good and bad in both parties today, the worst are the coat-tail politicians. Speak for your self, not for your party. We are one Americans, let us act that way! Vote for the politician who most closely share your views and values, regardless of party. Do you know how much is spent on Presidential campaigning? Enough to feed every hungry child in the world, and still have enough left over to greatly reduce the national debt, if not eliminate it completely.

      • bert

        registering is not the problem, it is voting for them and not paying attention to how they vote.

        I would say that everyone should not only register with one of the two parties, but also become officers and elected officials within the parties.

        Take their power structure back.

        Simply watching and worse yet, believing the mainstream news is worse than carrying a card that says you are one of the two.

        I am a registered republican and I am part of a movement that is doing that very action.

        Do I vote for all GOP, heck no.

        But I am interested in getting the establishment OUT!

        • DEB

          Bert, I agree with your intent,but neither repub. or dem. should no longer be allowed to speak for WE THE PEOPLE. all we want is a smaller gov. that guards our borders and a few other jobs. Help your neighbor, feed your family and stop all of the give-me crybabies” you know who you are” teach yourself to farm or help someone whom has one, a few tough years but long time of happy.

    • Shauna

      It’s amazing that there are any people that even remember, let alone know where to find, these essential contributions to our country. Unfortunately they are no longer included in many curriculums around the country at the risk of proffering a free thinking student ammunition (pardon the pun) for taking back our country.

      Its true, we are only a generation or two away from George Orwell’s fantasy book 1984. Guard your tongues in public, guard them more in private –

    • ace

      It’s not the sender and the intended recipient or any attachments. Its the nuts in office that I am worry about they talk a good game but I like to see them walk around with out their arm kills they just want us unarmed so they can start killing us one by one. People it’s time you whack up and smell the coffee their cumin for you and you’re love one.

    • Fed up with it all

      I encourage all new yorkers to take a stand against this tyranny. Do not allow New York take your firearms fight back.

    • rev. dave

      scot- the quotes are nice to read, but the time is past for them to be of value.

      The good men and women of NY now need to decide if they will comply or refuse. Most of the guns are upstate, and there is a lot of land there. They may have been burying their guns for a month already, or maybe they’ll just all ‘decline’ to register anything.

      We’ll just have to see. At least we can be sure the folks downstate generally won’t take any action to stop those upstate – they are the source of this kind of law and they mostly don’t own any guns to take any action with. And if gun owners all decline to cooperate, the state can’t afford to fight that. Just that many prosecutions would bankrupt NY itself, and forget the cost of staffing the arrests, confiscations, incarcerations, or welfare for the families with the wage-earner in jail.

      If the gun owners just don’t comply, I believe the issue will die quickly. A few ‘example’ arrests to try to scare them, but it won’t last. Simple economics can kill this law even now.

      • rev. dave

        Except for the parts about sales restrictions, that is.

    • DEB

      Thnx, scot.

  4. JAS

    This will be my last post to any online site. I guess it is time to go underground. I can see DC following this lead in the very near future. They will be tracking people that visit these sites and going after them as soon as they can. We are already being called nuts for prepping and now doctors will be able to turn you in for it. We will all be subject to scrutiny by any medical professional out there. The next step will be all out confiscation of all weapons. I will also not being using the medical profession unless I am near death and have nothing to loose. Keep your arms and ammo hidden and prepare for the worst.

    • Adub

      Good luck with that…

  5. chris vaughn

    Yes, the slide into dictatorship has begun. Obumma on hearing that gun control would be DOA in Congress, has announced that he will bypass Congress by passing it thru Executive Order. For those who wonder, the Executive Order was set up for routine admin actions in the Executive Department .. NOT to pass de facto legislation without the approval of Congress.

    That is unconstitutional plain and simple. Would it be a big surprise that if Obunga gets away with this that he may issue another one either doing away with two term limit or maybe just naming himself “poppa doc barrack” for life…

    by the way regarding the last post above (JAS) … the feds have already set up a new large monitoring section by the DHS to keep tabs on what goes on in the internet. Yes Big Brother is indeed watching and listening.

    • Runner

      I think that due to illegal actions he has already taken, and gotten away with, we already, technically fall under the category of dictatorship.

      • DHConner

        You, die ubermenschen, dare question Der Obermenschen?? When John and Jane Doe, the good, honest, hardworking normal people are out in the streets by the tens of millions: that will be the time to strike, and strike hard. Our military forces are not going to turn against their own friends and families as they too will see that enough is too damned much. It is best to hunker down, keep building your long term system, and wait. Don’t let yourself et too absorbed in the misdeeds of the President and Congress. That takes time and energy better used for reinforcing your survival system.

        Respectfully

  6. Julie

    Yes, because the criminals are going to willingly register all of their guns….who are they kidding! Law-abiding citizens are going to have their guns taken away and the criminals are still going to have theirs. I can’t believe “they” can’t see that!

    • henry bowman

      They can see that BUT, logic is NOT their aim. Gun confiscation is. Take note of that. Recognize that. Understand that. They are NOT out to save a life, or anything else like that. They simply do NOT WANT YOU TO HAVE A GUN.

      • pianonick

        Henry is absolutely right. These liberal pukes will never be satisfied until every gun owning American has all their guns taken.We can never allow this to happen and must be willing to resist ANY gun grab even at the cost of our lives.

    • DEB

      Julie, I think “they” know what they are doing, if “We the people” cause cival unrest over this, then he the “Pres./Dicktater” can and would declare marshall law, making him a true Dicktater. oops can’t spell.

  7. Runner

    Most of the time hindsight is 20/20, but I think I can see ahead pretty clearly to an increase in gun violence and other crime in New York.

    • DEB

      good guys 5/6 shot revolver,,,bad guys full auto 100/200 rounds,,,,,hmmm.

  8. drifter379

    Anyone know the actual bill#. I would like to read the actual bill.

    • LaughingBear

      drifter, there is a link to the text of the bill in the text above.

  9. A.J

    I will and believe that all the people who oppose this type of legistlation should boycott doing business with any company from New York state.. I live on VT and will avoid mail order, internet and interstate commerce within the State of New York..

    • DEB

      Good start A.J.,,now just get as many as you can from VT yo go along with you.

  10. ANONymous Patriot

    CLAIM YOUR FIREARMS ARE STOLEN OR SOLD PRIVATELY! Keep your tongue in cheek and don’t talk about them. As far as I’m concerned, NY just seceded from the USA. Do not forgive! Do not forget! This is the day they fired the first shot. THEY are coming for your property and liberty… Are you ready? We are LEGION because we are many. In truth, they don’t stand a chance against we “The People” unless we let them.

    • DEB

      You are correct in selling your guns privatley, but be carefull about claiming them stolen, unless you call the police and get a report. Then they will want to know why you never filled an insurance claim?

      • rev. dave

        Sure, my guns are right here, officer. Wait, WTF? Most of them are missing! ALL the good ones are gone. How the hell did that happen?

        OR…
        Sorry officers. After that thing at Sandy Hook I was so upset I broke them all down to parts and tossed them in the river/dumpster/sold them for scrap. They’re gone, but they were mine so I could do that. I don’t own a single gun now. The ammo? Yeah, I saved that to try to sell, but haven’t gotten around to it yet.

        • DEB

          Good rev.,,I’m old and can’t remember wher i put them, would you like to look?

  11. Bobi Becker

    Like I have said before, if some one wants to kill people, they will find a way. The black market is an easy way to obtain ANY weapon from a “Saturday Night Special” up to all military weapons, including Tanks. What good is banning assault weapons when you can buy them on the black market? Good grief, how stupid can they get…obviously, blatant ignorance comes into play here. Why are they NOT addressing the real issues of the Psychiatric medications which ARE the main problem with these mass violent acts????? Or, perhaps this is a way to confiscate everyone’s weapons….. Welcome to the “Rise of the 4th Reich” and the New World Order….. Scary, to say the least….

    • DEB

      Bobi you know that it only takes one bad apple to spoil the whole barrell.

      Also look up agenda 21,,very scary

  12. Craig

    Lets not forget the medical personnel mentioned above are already pawn’s in the tyrant’s circle. OBummaCare is just getting started. He’s got the complete circle pushed through right under every citizens nose and most still dont see it. Walking bobblehead dolls to ignorant to see their own demise as it happens.

  13. catfishprepper

    i cant believe it… they have offically fired the first shot!!! CIVIL WAR HEERE WE COME!!! i hope they are ready for this cuz i am!!

    • Dog Soldier

      No your not… You have no idea what that would take logisticly. There is no network set up for that. But you are right, civil war is coming.

  14. Texas

    Dear New Yorkers reading this – we have room to spare, ya’ll come on down now, ya hear.

    • shud23

      Disreguard what Texas said. Just stay up there no room here…….PSSSSSTT Hey Texas….You dont want their way of thinking down here.

      • Texas

        Kinda figured if they’re reading this, they’re probably of like mind.

        • ron

          There is a whole lot of like minded NYers. This gun grab is illegal (I hope) moving soon from NY or go to jail

  15. Anthony

    This doesn’t make thing right. The governor said a couple of days ago that all new yorkers must sell there guns to out of state people. This wont keep guns out of criminal hands. Forcing people to sell there guns out of state will result in more bad guys to have access to guns without knowing there backgrounds. This is not gun control. The governor should stand trial for telling the people of New York to sell guns out of state. This is not the way to keep the guns out of the bad guys hands. Instead of drive by shootings, bad guy will walk down the streets shooting at people and through windows of peoples homes. There is nothing that the governor has said our done to protect our kids on schools.

  16. Will Kane

    Move to Arizona

  17. Shamnon

    Get out of New York, people. And I hope the rest of the states send a “We Will Not Comply” order to the Feds like Wyoming and Texas.

  18. tim

    I think gun control is when you use both hands. Freedom has never been free.
    GOD BLESS AMERICA.

    • DEB

      Gun control is being able to hit your target,,haha

  19. Robert Creasy

    Well NY. You know y’all are screwed. All I can say is stand up & fight for the constitution !! I will not be disarmed!!

  20. dan

    hiding guns .etc will not work…when they come..they are coming for you….and your gun…when they leave it will not be empty handed….you will disappear as in NDAA….IMHO

    • DEB

      Pssst,Dan if i come up missing my stuff is in the barn, left corner two feet down.

  21. DEB

    Good guys a 5/6 shot revolver,,,,Bad guys full auto with 100/200 rounds. Hmmmmm

  22. DEB

    For the few that know this all started a long time ago at a meeting on an island. The elimination of the Militias around the States was a step toward today, bring them back as for they were a voice in the wrong doings of the Gov.

  23. tim m.

    Why oh why do we need assault rifles? I believe in the right to bear arms for protection and hunting but face the facts. Too many morons have guns that shouldn’t . Too much gun violence dictates stronger gun control period..or are you waiting for YOUR CHILDREN to be mowed down by someone with easy access to a gun?

    • DEB

      Tim,you are mising the point the people that would use these type of guns either allready have them and damn sure not turning them in, or they buy them on the blackmarket. I do have children and grandchildren, they all know how to use a gun correctley and safely, the ones that are old enough all have and carry their guns,,,maybe one day they will save your childrens life by having their guns. The point is that this would just be another step toward dissarming WE THE PEOPLE.

      • DEB

        p.s. I use my high caliber multi-round simi automatic to hunt hogs,,very mean,fast hungry and nasty animals that are tearing up crops and polluting creeks.

        • howard

          hey deb where were u at in d.c.??

    • Off Grid Survival

      Really so do to many car accidents dictate a need to ban cars?

      First off there’s no such thing as an assault riffle, so if you’re going to come to my site and spread your political propaganda at least know what you’re talking about. Second, if you are for a ban on any class of firearms then you do not support the second amendment.

      • DEB

        More people were shot in Detroit than were killed in the school, should the Govt. tear down the city? It’s not that people were killed, it was the fact that so many so quick were killed. people die every day in traffic accidents, but if a plane crashes it is the sole number of deaths that is the main reason it gets so much attension.
        The gun used in the school was not a leagaley owned firearm, he stole it from his mother. All of this is for Obumble to get attension and see how far he can push, before we push back.

    • Elidommom

      There are already plenty of laws on the books to control guns. There are also plenty of laws regarding assault, murder and a host of other statutes people ignore. More laws will not solve the problem.
      Personally, I would be interested to see how some enforcement of the laws and statutes we already have would handle a lot of problems??

    • Dog Soldier

      We don’t need semi autos to hunt. We need them to defend ourselves from a tyranical government. The Second Amendment has abolutely nothing to do with hunting. At all…

    • Randy

      ASSAULT RIFLES have been banned since the 1930’s so please learn what you’re talking about.

      2nd You have no problem protecting your MONEY and POLITICIANS with guns, why do you have a problem with protecting our family with guns?

      3rd The 2nd Amendment is a SAFE GUARD AGAINST TYRANNICAL GOVERNMENT not hunting!

      Without the 2nd Amendment you are at the MERCY of the GUN TOTING government.

      Finally, American citizens owning rifles that were as good or better than the Military has prevented THREE FOREIGN INVASIONS and has successfully prevented a DICTATORSHIP and/or POLICE STATE for more than 200 years.

      THAT is why we need semi auto guns.

  24. Donna g

    If I recall, this is exactly what happened to David Sarti in Tennessee several months ago.
    All he did was did was make an off the cuff remark, and next thing he knows, SHTF
    In his world.
    Outrageous !!
    And every one here had best be sending some emails and making phone calls to your own elected officials to keep them from getting any bright ideas about this sort of stuff.
    Donna g

  25. Randy

    We New Yorkers know we’re the front line of this gun grab and we’re fighting tooth and nail to oppose it.

    • Philip

      You people better get together on civil disobedience and never mind trying to do it through the legal system. Be ready to get on the streets with your firearms. This us what it is going to take with the liberals.

  26. howard

    reread the declaration of independence. change some names and dates then read it again!!

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