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Category archive: NEWS – ALERTS

2015 W.C.F.O.A. Voter Information Guide

The 2015 W.C.F.O.A. Voter Information Guide is now available and can downloaded here: http://wcfoany.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/VOTEINFO15.pdf If you do not know your elected officials, you can easily look them up at: http://giswww.westchestergov.com/gismap/default.aspx?ovmap=elected NOTE:  Information received after printing of the guide for Westchester County Legislative District 7.  Candidate Susan V. Watson, (REP)(CON)(REF) is now a RECOMMENDED candidate.  She…

Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision on SAFE Act

Second Circuit Court of Appeals issues ruling on SAFE Act Lawsuit. On October 19, 2015 the Court released its decision regarding the lawsuit brought by New York State Rifle & Pistol Association and other parties which challenges the SAFE Act on Constitutional grounds. As expected, but still disappointingly, the Court left intact most of the…

New York State Police Guide to SAFE Act

TO: ALL W.C.F.O.A EMAIL ALERT MEMBERS SUBJECT: New York State Police Guide to SAFE Act The New York State Police Department has released their official guide to interpretation and enforcement of the New York SAFE Act. This guide is the State’s interpretation, and may not reflect other legal opinions. However, at this time it is…

Preliminary Injunction Motion filed against SAFE ACT

TO: ALL W.C.F.O.A. EMAIL ALERT MEMBERS SUBJECT: Motion filed for preliminary injunction of NY SAFE ACT. On Monday, April 15, 2013, motions were filed seeking a preliminary injunction against the NY SAFE ACT. The motion seeks to stay the implementation of the act pending the outcome of the lawsuit seeking to strike down provisions of…

Lawsuit Filed In Court against NY SAFE ACT

TO: ALL W.C.F.O.A. EMAIL ALERT MEMBERS SUBJECT: LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST NY SAFE ACT Today, March 21, 2013, the lawsuit against the so-called NY SAFE act was filed. This suit has multiple plaintiffs. The text of the complaint can be viewed or downloaded here. Filing text We will be posting any developments as they occur. As…

Opt-out forms now available for future pistol license FOIL releases

TO: ALL W.C.F.O.A. EMAIL ALERT MEMBERS SUBJECT: WESTCHESTER OPT-OUT FORMS FOR FOIL REQUESTS Everyone is aware of the outrage over the dangerous, reckless and irresponsible publishing by the Gannett Journal News of the names and addresses of Westchester County pistol license holders. To prevent another incident, Westchester County, in order to comply with a provision…

New York organizations file Notice of Claim against NYSAFE law

TO: ALL W.C.F.O.A. EMAIL ALERT MEMBERS SUBJECT: NOTICE OF CLAIM OF LAWSUIT FILED TODAY The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA), the Westchester County Firearm Owners Association (WCFOA), the Sportsmen’s Association for Firearm Education (SAFE) and AR-15.com.LLC have filed a Notice of Claim against the State of New York regarding the recently passed…

Vote List for A2388/S2230 – NY SAFE act

This is the voting list for the recently passed A2388/S2230  NY SAFE act. The list shows the Senate Committee vote as well as the floor vote in both the Senate and the Assembly.  The AYE votes are votes to violate your firearm rights. The NAY votes are votes to protect  your firearm rights.  Call, write…

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