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Conservative Party chief pushes no-amendment route to NY-SAFE Act

The head of the state’s small but influential Conservative Party is warning lawmakers not to tinker with minor amendments to the state’s new gun control law, but to repeal it outright.

Michael Long, head of the party that is especially wooed by upstate Senate Republican lawmakers for its ballot line every two years, said the new law is unconstitutional, creates costly new mandates on localities and requires bullet magazines at size levels not made by manufacturers.

“Repeal, not amend, the NY-SAFE Act,’’ Long said today.

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