Watch the short (:50ish) video in this link. New York seemed to be closer to outright confiscation than most thought. When it didn't go to vote the democrat (old dude) begged the republican to not release the "rejected proposals" the democrats were trying for.
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.