Do We See a Pattern Here? New York Passes Gun Control, NRA Membership Skyrockets

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Katie McHugh  reports:  Membership in a New York affiliate of the National Rifle Association nearly doubled in a year after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo passed harsh gun control measures in the wake of last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

New York now boasts 41,000 NRA members, up from the 22,000 members in January 2013, making it the largest NRA affiliate chapter in the countrysurpassing even Texas.

“I think it sends a message to all the anti-gun politicians, all the politicians sitting on the fence, that yes, if they thought that we were quiet and this was going to go away without anyone paying any more attention to it, they were just flat-out wrong,” New York State Rifle & Pistol Association president Tom King told Buffalo News on Monday.

King also threatened Republican politicians with electoral retribution if they failed to repeal the NY SAFE Act, which prohibits the sale of “high capacity” magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, requires ammunition dealers to conduct background checks on consumers and bans assault weapons….

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