Judge drops charges against man for violating NY SAFE Act – 7 round magazine limit | Citizens Militia of Mississippi

Lockport City Judge William Watson found that it was unconstitutional for a city police officer to count the number of rounds in a pistol magazine during a traffic stop last year without a warrant. (Photo credit: Lockport Journal)

via Guns.com:   A municipal court judge in New York ruled Wednesday that Paul Wojdan’s rights were violated when police counted the number of rounds in his handgun and then charged him with violations under the SAFE Act.

Lockport City Judge William Watson dropped misdemeanor charges against Wojdan, which stemmed from an October 2013 encounter with Lockport Police officers.

At a traffic stop  Wojdan was found to have 10 rounds in the magazine of his legally owned pistol, in violation of the SAFE Act’s arbitrary seven-round limit.

Between the time that Wojdan was arrested and his court date this week, a Federal Judge ruled that New York’s seven-round limit was unconstitutional. Continue reading