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Deal dumps SAFE Act charge in Moreau case

Man pleads to weapons count

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One of the first prosecutions under the New York SAFE Act was resolved quietly in Moreau Town Court on Thursday, with a plea agreement that dropped charges stemming from the new law. William Greene, 51, of South Glens Falls, was charged in April with two misdemeanor violations of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, accused of selling an assault-style rifle to an undercover state trooper without a background check. Following an agreement ...


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wmarincic
August 22, 2013
11:25 a.m.

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Stupid law done in the cover of darkness that does NOTHING for gun violence. Anyone that voted for this bill will NOT be getting my vote this November.

Sparkys_Dad
August 22, 2013
3:14 p.m.

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So...
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He 'surrendered' his gun?
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What does that mean?
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Did the State Police reimburse him for the 'surrendered' property?
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Does the the 5th Amendment apply in this case?

melanie
August 22, 2013
9:41 p.m.

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it actually saves lives meathead

chip999
August 23, 2013
8:17 a.m.

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Assault weapon murders account for less than 1% thus the law does nothing for the balance. How does that save lives?

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