Outrageous NY Gun Shop Owner Ordered to Turn Over Customer Records
Joseph Palumbo, owner of the Albion Gun Shop in Albion, New York, was forced by state police to hand over 165 customer records or risk having his store raided.
Palumbo spoke to Tucker Carlson this morning on Fox and Friends Weekend and explained that the police said they were looking for anyone who had purchased a modified AR-15 rifle.
Although the police did not have a written order to seize the customer records, Palumbo said they made it clear there was the imminent threat of a SWAT team raid of his store, so he complied and handed over the records.
Carlson pointed out that Palumbo's customers were sold what they thought were legally modified AR-15 rifles. It order to purchase those weapons, the customers were required to go through a federal background check and be cleared by the FBI, which they all completed.
"We had been told by the state police that this modification was legal over a year ago," said Palumbo, who has hired an attorney specializing in the Second Amendment.
Watch the clip from Fox and Friends Weekend above.