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Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, former GOP candidate Carl Paladino and perennial would-be candidate Donald Trump are scheduled to headline a gun-rights rally Tuesday at the State Capitol.

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The rally, organized by the Shooters Committee on Political Education and others, aims to pressure Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislators into repealing the Cuomo-backed law the state enacted one month after the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.

"Are You Ready to pay Mr. Cuomo a visit?" asks the group's website. "Are you ready to defend your place in New York, are you ready to defend your home?"