It's been a year. "ANNALS OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: New York gun owners shrug off tough new rules: What happens now? “The SAFE Act, passed in New York last year, had an April 15 deadline for owners of assault-style weapons to register their guns with the state. Some 1 million residents have refused to abide.” Christian Science Monitor -via- Glenn Reynolds " Leah Gunn Barrett, executive director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, told The Buffalo News. “If you register it, you can keep it.”" Didn't we hear that from another politician last year, his statement turned out not to be true.