Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on June 4, 2021
The Gun Liability Law is making its way through the assembly after passing the Senate on Wednesday. The law would hold gun manufacturers and dealers responsible if their firearms enter the criminal market. Proponents say that federal law has shielded gun businesses from being prosecuted for irresponsible and reckless practices but this law would bypass it. There are 7 other gun laws being pushed through as part of the Gun Safety Package.
The New York State assembly just passed legislation making forging proof of vaccination, including the COVID vaccine, a felony. Supporters say this will prevent anti-vaxxers from circumventing public health regulations and participating in so called super spreader events and activities. People who knowingly possess fake COVID vaccination record would be guilty of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Due to unseasonably hot weather ahead, Genesee county, the county health department, the villages of Oakfield, Elba and city of Batavia officials are urging residents to attempt to conserve water. They advise the taking of shorter showers, checking your pipes and toilets for leaks and not filling swimming pools.
In their first game of the season and the first game at a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League member, the Muckdogs defeated the Elmira Pioneers 7 to 0 at Dunn Field. All 7 of the runs were scored with 2 outs. The Muckdogs are playing at home tonight against the Pioneers for their first home game in 637 days. First pitch is schedule for 7:05.