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#GUNVOTE: NY Gov Kathy Hochul Lies Through Teeth, May Lose Race By Nose

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Why the long face, Kathy? We’re rooting for ya! Break a leg!

New York Governor Kathy Hochul is the gun-grabber’s gun grabber.

If there were a Triple Crown for anti-gunners like they have for horses, Hochul would lap her competitors every year. She embodies everything a classic gun-grabber has. From the naked rage directed at people who own guns, to the flagrant defiance of the Supreme Court and the Constitution she swore to uphold, to the smug refusal to so much as look at the devastation her policies have caused, to her use of private armed security … she’s the Secretariat of gun grabbers. Like Secretariat, she’s running for the finish line. Unlike Secretariat, she might just lose. It’s too early to break out the champagne and flower crowns, but it’s a lot of fun to watch her stumble and sweat. For the color commentary, we’re turning it over to the inimitable Larry Keane of the NSSF!

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#GUNVOTE, CRIME COULD HELP REP. LEE ZELDIN ‘STEAL’ THE NEW YORK GOVERNOR’S RACE

By Larry Keane

“I don’t know why this [crime] is so important to you.”

With one dismissive comment, New York’s Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul encapsulated why New Yorkers may rock the Empire State political landscape and make their #GUNVOTE® concerns a reality at the ballot boxes on Nov. 8. Crime and safety was front and center during a debate between Gov. Hochul and challenger U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) and the differences could not be more drastic.

Gov. Hochul enjoys an armed private security detail paid for by New York taxpayers. She’s made it a priority to ram through anti-Second Amendment laws that have been struck down as unconstitutional, that only affects lawful gun owners and does nothing to hold criminals accountable.

Rep. Zeldin was physically attacked by a man wielding a blade at a rally and his daughters were home alone when criminals exchanged gunfire right off his residence’s front porch. He has a record in Congress of standing up for the Second Amendment and a strong message of getting tough on criminals.

Read The Crowd

As Nov. 8 approaches, crime is among the top issues for voters. Even more so in New York City.

Gov. Hochul has tried to pull the wool over on voters, reiterating that their safety concerns are baseless and more about a “sense of fear” than on fact. Perception is reality and for the governor, it’s both. Voters are concerned and they should be. Rep. Zeldin went to bat for New Yorkers.

“This governor – we’re halfway through the debate – she still has not talked about locking up anyone committing any crimes,” Rep. Zeldin challenged.

“Under our laws…anyone that commits a crime, has consequences. I don’t know why that’s so important to you,” Gov. Hochul shot back.

Media reports tell a different story because it seems to voters criminals don’t face consequences. New York voters say it’s important to them.

Gov. Hochul has deflected blame and instead passed more laws that penalize law-abiding New Yorkers instead of criminals perpetuating violence. She admonished New York media who pressed her for data behind her laws.

“I don’t need to have the numbers,” she said. “I don’t need to have the data point.”

The laws she’s passed have turned law-abiding New Yorkers into criminals. Now, among several additional restrictions, social media accounts must be reviewed by anyone applying for a handgun permit. She also expanded the list of locations where legal carry permit holders cannot carry their firearms, despite the fact that criminals ignore these limitations.

Gov. Hochul even tried to turn around the narrative and tries to reassure voters she’s “doing something” by holding a for-show press event before the debate with troubled Democratic New York Attorney General Letitia James to hype their efforts after passing the restrictive laws. Not everyone was impressed.

“Gun crimes in Albany are overwhelmingly committed using guns that are obtained illegally,” Albany Democratic District Attorney David Soares told media. “Red Flag Laws cannot be used to stop the many gangland warriors patrolling the streets with ghost guns, stolen guns, and community guns.”

Answer Voters

Rep. Zeldin made his case for a different path. It wasn’t just talk, either. His record in Congress backs up his belief in the Second Amendment and keeping New Yorkers safe. It earned him an “A” rating  from NSSF.

Rep. Zeldin raised the flaws in Gov. Hochul’s approach to restricting the law-abiding New Yorkers’ rights. He spoke about the governor’s blaming of law-abiding gun owners for criminals’ actions.

“Unfortunately Kathy Hochul believes the only crimes that are being committed are these crimes with [illegal] guns. We have people who are afraid of being pushed in front of on-coming subway cars, they’re being stabbed and beaten to death on the streets with hammers,” the congressman fired back. “Instead we have Kathy Hochul patting herself on the back, ‘Job well done.’”

He’s got a point. The FBI once again released data this year showing more murders were committed last year by knives, clubs and fists than by all rifles, let alone the Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs) that Gov. Hochul supports banning nationwide. It’s why Rep. Zeldin voted against a Congressional ban on the popular firearm and instead is focused on holding criminals accountable and ensuring guns stay out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them.

Polling shows Rep. Zeldin may become the first pro-Second Amendment Republican governor in New York in 30 years. With more than 1 million first-time New York gun buyers since 2020 according to NSSF NICS-adjusted data, his focus on crime and the Second Amendment might be the difference and Gov. Hochul may find herself in need of a good moving company. NSSF encourages New York voters to get out to the polls and #GUNVOTE so they don’t risk their rights.

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Cliff

    October 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Voter fraud is rampant in communist-run N.Y. Illegal aliens are not only “allowed” to vote, but encouraged to do so, and CAN, by using their driver’s licenses as “ID”, thanks to an “executive order” by emperor cuomo forcing the DMV clerks to issue them, and NOT to report them to ICE or they would be FIRED for doing so. N.Y. has been flooded with illegals by dementia-Joe biden and his communist “handlers” flying them in ,onto waiting buses, to their “pre-paid” hotels, fed, and given free cell phones. Wake up people…You are being “CULLED” by the “new world order”, Great reset”,”death jabs” and continual “boosters”, and your “replacements” are waiting for that day to come to take your jobs and homes, after you and your families have succumbed from the “JABS”.

  2. Jim

    October 27, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    You are absolutely right. I wouldn’t doubt it if they were handing out ballots to the illegals that they’ve harboring there. I pray that there is a mass turnout for the GOP candidate, Zeldin. Please God, show mercy on the New York citizens.

  3. Boz

    October 27, 2022 at 12:41 pm

    Dominion wiII save her at the last minute. Or 3 days later. Maybe 5.

  4. Mitbar52

    October 27, 2022 at 10:38 am

    NY will find a way to steal it from the Republican.

    • GomeznSA

      October 27, 2022 at 10:51 am

      MIT – it won’t be “NY” that does the stealing – it will be the lying cheating democRATs that will do that. After all, they have multiple decades of practice at doing so and have gotten really good at doing it – and even when they get caught the will deny they did anything wrong.

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