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Posts tagged "assault weapons"
NYAGV Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

NYAGV Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

NYAGV has issued a statement regarding the April 15 deadline to register militay-style assault weapons in New York State. Read More
ID Needed to Vote--But Not to Buy an Assault Weapon

ID Needed to Vote–But Not to Buy an Assault Weapon

“A great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon,” former President Bill Clinton stated recently. But take a look at this map from ThinkProgress: individuals in... Read More

July 19, 2013–NYAGV Calls on Congress to End Gun Safety Stalemate One Year After the Aurora Theater Massacre

July 19, 2013 –NYAGV Calls on Congress to End Gun Safety Stalemate One Year After the  Aurora Theater Massacre
NYAGV Calls on Congress to End Gun Safety Stalemate One Year After the  Aurora Theater Massacre

NYAGV Calls on Congress to End Gun Safety Stalemate One Year After the Aurora Theater Massacre

One year after the Aurora, CO movie theater massacre, Americans remain vulnerable to mass shootings with assault weapons and high capacity magazines due... Read More
“Law and Order” Senators Vote Against Law and Order

“Law and Order” Senators Vote Against Law and Order

While many gun supporters oppose any reasonable limits on who should be able to buy and carry a gun, they also claim to be for “law and order.” However, the Senate’s... Read More
“Shameful” Senate Votes Down Background Checks

“Shameful” Senate Votes Down Background Checks

Despite support of over 90% of Americans, and despite the pleas from parents of massacred children, yesterday the U.S. Senate defeated legislation calling for background checks on most gun sales. Two parents of gunned-down... Read More