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We The People of New York Stands Strong in SAFE Act Court Arguments; Scores More Victories for Civic Education

We The People of New York gives oral arguments for constitutional challenge lawsuit against SAFE Act in Appellate Division of the NY State Supreme Court. Decision expected in early November.

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Schulz Begins Hunger Fast: Oath of Office, Rule of Law, Common Core, Civic Education at Stake

One Resolution seeks to stop Common Core on constitutional grounds and the other to restore proper civic education in NY State in all schools for all children as is required by an existing NY State Education Law, Sections 801/802. Continue reading

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Schulz Continues His Court Quest Against SAFE Act

Schulz believes the law was improperly enacted since he doesn’t think the message of necessity was warranted. “Three or four men in a room, for three or four hours, they cut a deal,” is how he described the activities before rank and file lawmakers, who tend to do what their leaders tell them, passed the measure back in January. Continue reading

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SAFE Act Challenged in Appellate Court

The crux of Schulz’s argument, and almost everyone else calling for the repeal of the Safe Act, is the Message of Necessity the Governor and Legislature relied on to pass the measure so hastily. The controversial deal was passed and signed into law the very same day, without hearings or testimony. Continue reading

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Opposition to NY SAFE Act Nearly Unanimous

Though this ‘original thirteen’ Sovereign State is all too often thrown into the “blue column,” it would appear that New Yorkers are determined to stand their ground on this critical constitutional issue. It now also seems sure that Mr. Cuomo and the State Legislature have underestimated the principles and resolve of the People. Continue reading

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The Constitution is Alive and Well in New York

If America still has a soul rooted in the founding principles of Liberty, it was on display in full force April 19th, at famed Fraunces Tavern in Lower Manhattan. With bagpipes playing and a period-perfect revolutionary soldier patrolling the grounds, grassroots civic leaders from across New York converged on the historic pub in honor of Patriots’ Day, which commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord. The event was organized by the New York City Oath Keepers and the assembly did not disappoint. Continue reading

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Noah Webster on the Second Amendment

“Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are … Continue reading

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Update: Legal Challenge to New York SAFE ACT Mounted by We The People of New York, Inc.

Led by We The People of New York, Inc. founder, Robert Schulz, a total of 1,256 plaintiffs from 58 New York counties filed a constitutional challenge against the NY SAFE ACT in the New York Supreme Court in Albany on February 28, 2013. The complaint was served on defendants Governor Andrew Cuomo, Speaker of the Assembly Sheldon Silver, leaders of the State Senate, Senators Dean Skelos and Jeffrey Klein, as well as Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Continue reading

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Injunction Against NY SAFE Act Denied – Citizen Plaintiffs to Begin Appeal Process

Judge McNamara Says “Not My Decision to Make” ALBANY, NEW YORK, MARCH 13, 2013 — Judge Thomas McNamara today denied the Motion for a Preliminary Injunction against the NY SAFE ACT.  Oral arguments took place in the NY State Supreme … Continue reading

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March 11: New York SAFE Act Showdown in Court

The lawsuit claims the NY SAFE ACT is repugnant to Article III, Section 14 and Article XII of the New York State Constitution, as well as Article 2, Section 4 of the N.Y. State Civil Rights Law and the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The public is invited to read the Complaint and related legal documents at http://www.wethepeopleofny.org Continue reading

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