Low SAFE Act numbers hint at non-compliance in NY

Chris Eger from reports:

Information ordered by the courts show that just one out of every 800 New Yorkers have registered their firearms under the requirements of the state’s 2013 gun control legislation.

Records released show that 23,847 people have applied to register 44,485 guns classified as an assault weapon under the egis of the Secure Ammunition Firearms Enforcement Act implemented two years ago. At the time of implementation, it was estimated that as many as 1.2 million guns in the Empire State would have been subject to registration.

With a population of almost 20 million, the seemingly low numbers has Second Amendment activists who sought the data pleased.

….Now with the figures released, it seems that drives by anti-SAFE Act gun owners last year to “register nothing” and burn their registration forms may have had some effect….

In past cases of firearms bans with mandated registration, noncompliance to the increased regulation is not uncommon.


Read the full report HERE.