This Week's 'New York NOW' Poll Question
How will you be voting on the Constitutional Convention question?
Last Week's Results
Do you support the NY SAFE Act?
Your thoughts on the NY SAFE Act:
Answer: No."There are some aspects of the legislation which are sensible, but others (such as restrictions on aesthetic/ergonomic features, magazines capped lower than ten, restrictions on purchase of ammo, etc) which are not. "Under no pretext should arms and ammunition be surrendered; any attempt to disarm the workers must be frustrated, by force if necessary." - Karl Marx" -David D., Troy
Answer: Yes."No one needs an assault weapon unless they're planning on killing someone." -Stacey S., Albany
Answer: No. "I have a small antique .22 pistol that is designed for squirell hunting and target practice. It is a single shot revolver with a 6 shot capicity. I am a grown, responsible human and because of the NY Safe Act, it is a felony for me to own it, even though it is stored in a chest, away from any ammo. I dont think we should be able to own assault rifles and automatic weapons, but for my family heirloom pistol to be considered felonious is absolutely ridiculous." -Andy S., Greenwich
Answer: No."If the legislature wants to ban certain calibers of rifles, just do it. SAFE only banned certain features which were easily circumvented by manufactures. I am a lawful gun owner (and liberal democrat) and agree with logical restrictions on guns, but I think more focus should
be put on mental health versus restrictions that only law abiding citizens will comply with." -Taylor S., Albany
Answer: No."The SAFE act was passed on the power of New York City with no regard for how the people Upstate live. It's shameful and selfish to try and force such a large area with a different lifestyle to live like those who choose to live in the city." -Brian B., Schenectady
Answer: No."The only thing the SAFE Act does is turn a bunch of law-abiding citizens into criminals." -Chris S., Schenectady
Answer: No."It has done nothing to stop crime, only to restrict legal owners. Criminals don't care or follow it, since criminals don't follow the law." -Joel B., Albany
Answer: No."It's good natured, but clearly written by people who do not understand firearms. But I do like the fact that it's passage has destroyed any possibility of Cuomo reaching the presidency. Just because Preet is gone, doesn't mean Cuomo is clean." -Patrick, Albany
Answer: Yes."We need common sense gun regulations and stopping the NRA from hijacking the 2nd amendment. Vote out legislatures bought by them." -Sandra P., New York City
Answer: Yes."Automatic & semi-automatic guns should be for the military and police only." -Jim S., Scotia
Answer: Yes."Restrictions in gun ownership and gun carrying need to be much stronger. Every gun out in public makes me, and my family, less safe." -Kurt H. Schenectady
Disclaimer: This is not a scientific poll. It is not intended to be viewed as representative of general public opinion. Rather, results indicate the opinions of a self-selecting group of online respondents which may or may not be representative of more widespread public opinion.
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