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No seal of approval for SAFE Act in Washington County

To show a form of protest against the state’s strict gun law, Washington County lawmakers adopted a provision preventing state police from using their county seal on any paper work that deals with the SAFE Act. Washington County’s decision means they join several other upstate counties–including Warren County–who passed similar resolutions.

It was a close verbal vote, Friday, in Washington County,  however because the board’s votes are weighted based on population the amendment passed.

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Washington County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs resolution opposing NY SAFE

NYSAFE Federation Resolution 1 of 2013 by Evan Hempel