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New York offers $500 reward for reporting illegal gun owners

Posted By yihan On March 21, 2013 @ 1:05 pm In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Fox News [1]
March 21, 2013

Nearly a year before signing the nation’s most stringent gun control measure into law, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched a hotline that allows state residents to report illegal gun owners in exchange for a $500 reward.

The measure is part of a four-pronged approach established by the governor’s office to reduce gun violence in urban communities, according to CBS6Albany.com.

New Yorkers can call the “Gun Tip Line” if they believe someone they know has an illegal gun. Hotline calls are answered by state police and tips are referred to local law enforcement, the station reported.

“This initiative seeks to turn neighbor against neighbor and use their own tax dollars to pay for the $500 reward,” Republican Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin told the station.

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[2] $1 million reward offered for ex-cop in connection with revenge killings: http://www.prisonplanet.com/1-million-reward-offered-for-ex-cop-in-connection-with-revenge-killings.html

[3] New York Revives Tip Line Following Passage of Anti-gun SAFE Act: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-york-revives-tip-line-following-passage-of-anti-gun-safe-act.html

[4] Americans Seeking Reward Money Inform IRS on Others: http://www.prisonplanet.com/americans-seeking-reward-money-inform-irs-on-others.html

[5] Disarm Subjects and Make them Spy on Each Other: New York State’s Totalitarian Formula: http://www.prisonplanet.com/disarm-subjects-and-make-them-spy-on-each-other-new-york-states-totalitarian-formula.html

[6] Gun owners go ‘Gandhi’ in New York with plans for mass civil disobedience over Cuomo’s tyrannical gun grab: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gun-owners-go-gandhi-in-new-york-with-plans-for-mass-civil-disobedience-over-cuomos-tyrannical-gun-grab.html

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