Tell Us: Do You Support the State's Strengthened Gun-Control Law?

Donald Trump and gun owners rally at the Capitol on Tuesday to protest the SAFE Act.

Gov. Cuomo signing the SAFE Act into law last year.
Gov. Cuomo signing the SAFE Act into law last year.

We already know how Donald Trump would answer the above question.

Trump and gun owners descended on the State Capitol Tuesday and demanded the repeal of the SAFE Act, which was passed more than a year ago in light of the Sandy Hook shootings

“You have the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. You have that right and they want to take it away,” Trump said, according to a New York Daily News report. “And they are taking it away, slowly but surely, they are taking it away."

The SAFE Act strengthened the state's ban on assault weapons and imposed a limit on the number of rounds in a magazine. The round-limit, however, was declared unconstitutional in federal court. 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said the law, with regard to hunters, sportsmen, and law abiding gun owners, "preserves and protects your right to buy, sell, keep or use your guns."

Rob Astorino, the Republican Westchester County Executive who is running for governor this year, clearly does not agree. 

“He took away your rights, you take away his job,” Astorino said of Cuomo, according to the Daily News. 

The Daily News reported that 63 percent of state voters back the SAFE Act and 32 percent oppose it, according to a recent poll. 

But we want to know what you think? Do you support the SAFE Act? Or do you believe it should be repealed? 

Emilia July 07, 2014 at 11:41 AM
Right, Cap, and these "good guys" only kill the ones already dying of malnutrition!!
brandie July 07, 2014 at 12:58 PM
( Hoplophobia, n. Irrational, morbid fear of guns (c. 1966, coined by Col. Jeff Cooper, from the Greek hoplites, weapon; see his book Principles of Personal Defense). May cause sweating, faintness, discomfort, rapid pulse, nausea, sleeplessness, nondescript fears, more, at mere thought of guns. Presence of working firearms may cause panic attack. Hoplophobe, hoplophobic. Hoplophobes are common and should never be involved in setting gun policies. Point out hoplophobic behavior when noticed, it is dangerous, sufferers deserve pity, and should seek treatment. When confronted about their condition, hoplophobes typically go into denial, a common characteristic of the affliction. Sometimes helped by training, or by coaching at a range, a process known to psychiatry as "desensitization," a useful methodology in treating many phobias.)
CAPICU July 07, 2014 at 01:19 PM
I'm sure the 20 children, plus the 6 adults shot at Sandy Hook were not suffering from Hoplophobia but from immeasurable terror. Maybe their parents and love ones are suffering from Hoplophobia. Brandie ,are you recommending desensitization for them?
brandie July 07, 2014 at 01:22 PM
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/local/2014/07/03/wheelchair-bound-homeowner-kills-intruder-officers-say/12196521/ Home owner 1_ crook 0,
Ralph July 07, 2014 at 01:38 PM
Sandy hook could've been prevented. There's no excuse there.only need one of the four adults that jerkoff came across to be armed.we should be talking about a hero not children dying.


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