Thirty-two year old Benjamin Wassell of Silver Creek has become the first victim in New York's unconstitutional SAFE Act. That's right, I used the term "victim" because these are completely unlawful laws being enforced.
The western New Yorker is apparently the first person to be charged with violating the state's unconstitutional gun law.
According to state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Mr. Wassell was charged on Thursday with three felonies related to the sale of illegal weapons.
According to Schneiderman, Wassell twice sold weapons (semi-automatic rifles) that New York decided they wanted to ban in clear violation of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Officials claim that Wassell sold the weapons later in the same month that the SAFE Act was passed and again in February. He sold the weapons along with 300 rounds of ammunition.
Now, here comes the interesting part and to demonstrate that this has nothing to do with legality, but about disarmament. Wassell was released on his own recognizance, though he is charged with numerous felonies.
In other words, the court doesn't see Mr. Wassell as dangerous. They just want his guns, which is what this is about. They want a disarmed populace.
Many in New York are already pushing back against the tyrannical actions of the New York State House, Governor and now police departments. Rallies are taking place, lawsuits are challenging the legislation and efforts to repeal the SAFE Act are all underway.
One thing that New Yorkers need to be aware of in helping people like Mr. Wassell is jury nullification. Rally around this man and support the law of the land, rather than capitulate to the unlawful laws of tyrants in your state. If the criminals in office will not listen and they insist upon pushing and pushing against the people, then start exercising jury nullification to help your fellow citizens. In the event, that these officials want to continue to overstep their bounds, it's eventually going to lead to where many of those trying to confiscate guns are going to be killed in the process and not just by the gun owner they are after, but the communities will begin to come together and fight back. Lord knows I don't want to see that, but the reality is the British kept doing stupid things like this to our forefathers until they had enough and started fighting back and it wasn't peaceful fighting. For now, nullification is the process to seek.