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Posts Tagged ‘microstamping’

Judge Postpones Oral Arguments in NSSF, SAAMI Suit to Stop California Microstamping Law

Oral arguments, originally scheduled to be heard Wednesday in Fresno Superior Court, have been postponed until May 14 in the lawsuit brought by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) on behalf of their members against the State of California to prevent enforcement of the state’s microstamping statute. The […]



NSSF, SAAMI Seek to Invalidate Unworkable Microstamping Law

NSSF and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) today filed a lawsuit on behalf of their members against the State of California in Fresno Superior Court challenging the state’s microstamping law. NSSF and SAAMI seek to invalidate and enjoin enforcement of provisions of state law enacted in 2007, but not made effective until May 2013, […]



Microstamping Dies in New York, Again

Despite being backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and gun-control groups like the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, New York state’s microstamping bill failed to pass the full legislature for the fifth consecutive year. The state’s general assembly, which is dominated by downstate, anti-gun urban […]



N.Y. Budget Committee Strikes Down Ballistics Imaging and Microstamping

NSSF is pleased to announce that a joint New York state budget committee today voted on a revised budget (AB 9055D) that repeals the ballistics-imaging (COBIS) requirement from state law. Anti-gun legislators had also tried to include a provision in the bill that would have mandated microstamping throughout the state. Remington Arms Co. and Kimber […]



Remington Says It Could Leave New York If Microstamping Becomes Law

Firearms manufacturer Remington Arms Co., which employs more than 1,000 workers at its Ilion, N.Y., facility, says it may be forced to move out of New York if microstamping legislation becomes law, the New York Daily News reports. Yonkers-based Kimber Manufacturing also expressed its concerns last week in a press release. Read NSSF’s microstamping fact […]



Microstamping Added to N.Y. Budget

Anti-gun legislators from New York City for the fourth year continue to seek passage of firearms microstamping legislation. While there are currently bills in both chambers, the most pressing issue is the inclusion of microstamping in the Assembly budget AB 9055C (Part B). We need every firearms retailer, gun owner and sportsman to contact members […]



Opposition to firearms microstamping grows in New York amid concerns of expense, lost jobs and results of independent testing

Even as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attempted a last-ditch effort to drum up support for firearms microstamping (S. 6005A / 6468C) today in Albany, opposition to the legislation continued to gain steam.  Long-standing opponents of firearms microstamping such as NSSF and the National Rifle Association have recently been joined by an unlikely group […]