NY Resident Has Gun License Wrongly Revoked

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A New York resident got into a high-profile fight with the state government this week after officials ordered him to turn over his gun license and his firearms — a dispute that exposed potential problems with the recently passed gun law.

Buffalo-area resident David Lewis has since gotten his license reinstated in what was apparently a case of mistaken identity under the state’s new SAFE Act. The case drew outrage on gun-rights blogs warning that the state was exploiting the law to seize weapons.

Lewis’ lawyer, indicating this may be an indication of a broader issue, also claims to be representing a second client in a similar circumstance.

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