Village of Fonda resolution calling for repeal of the NY SAFE act

Passed unanimously April 8, 2013

Village of Fonda Board of Trustees Public Meeting
Resolution Title: Reversal of the New York State Safe Act 2013
Motion by: Mayor, William F. Peeler

WHEREAS, the Village of Fonda is located within the County of Montgomery and State of New York, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York, Senate and Assembly, made in to law, the New York State Safe Act of 2013; and

WHEREAS, the Village Mayor and Board of Trustees, share the opinion that the Safe Act was entered in to law in direct violation of the Second Amendment Rights of the United States Constitution, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York circumvented the requirements of due processes of appropriate referendum in declaring a “Message of Necessity”, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York has inappropriately defined categories of firearms and/or ammunition within the Act, directly, “Assault Weapons” by the facade of the characteristics and not as a non-selective firearm, and

WHEREAS, the Safe Act of 2013 is a duplication of laws in part, and criminalizes otherwise law abiding citizens, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York weakens the ability of individuals citizens and historically, the United States of America of protection against those who wish to do harm, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York by the passing of this act, infringes on the rights of the citizens of the Village and the entire state to shoot for sport or hunting purposes, and

WHEREAS, the State of New York has created greater expense through administrative requirement and enforcement of the Act, all creating greater burden to the taxpayers of the Village of Fonda/State of New York during these challenging economical times, and

MOTION, is made that the Governor and our State Senate and Assembly take action to rescind and/or reverse the Safe Act and that the rights of the citizens of the Village of Fonda and the State of New York be returned.

Mayor Peeler – Aye
Trustee Dumar – Aye
Trustee Galusha – Aye
Trusty Healey – Aye
Trustee Boyd – Aye

MOTION PASSED.

One response to “Village of Fonda resolution calling for repeal of the NY SAFE act

  1. James R Colloca

    The issue is the Governor and the state law makers are ignoring these resolutions. I believe the rest of the state needs to be free from the influence of New York City and Long Island.

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