Village of North Collins resolution opposing the NY SAFE Act

Motion by Trustee Brenda Bauer-Petrus, Seconded by Trustee Paul Carozzi to accept the Town of Brant Resolution on NY Safe Act

Village Of North Collins
Resolution to Amend the NY SAFE Act

WHEREAS, The Village of North Collins located in the South West Corner of Erie County in the State of New York objects to the infringement of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America by the governing body of New York State , and

WHEREAS, On Monday January 14th, 2013 the rights under the second Amendment of our Constitution was infringed upon without due process, and

WHERAS, The Gun control Bill (S.2230) known as NY SAFE Act was rushed through the Senate & Assembly without a single Public hearing or input from the various Law enforcement agency located around our State, and

WHEREAS, Even the State lawmakers did not have time to review the bill as presented leaving questions about implementation and regulation of this new law, and

WHEREAS, This law should focus on increasing penalties for criminals who use firearms to harm and threaten law abiding citizens and address the issues of mental illness related to violence, and

WHEREAS, The residents of the Village of North Collins realize that the NY SAFE Act, gun control law must be repealed and must replace the restrictive parts of the enacted law, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The Village Board of the Village Of North Collins urgently asks Governor Andrew M. Cuomo & the Legislative leaders to suspend this law as soon as possible and to look at all the aspects of Gun control using the proper legal procedure to bring about a law that will address gun control in a more logical manner, focusing on the real issue related to gun control‐ a law that will strengthen the effect on public safety and not infringe upon our constitutional rights.

RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to: Honorable Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Gallivan, and the Legislator John Mills


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