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NY vs. Federal Gun Laws

New York State vs. Federal Gun Laws LAWS New York U.S. Requires background checks by licensed dealers. √ √ Requires background checks for all firearm sales (NY SAFE Act). √ Requires background checks for all... Read More
NYPD: Harlem man kills teen sister, injures mother in shooting

NYPD: Harlem man kills teen sister, injures mother in shooting

A man suspected of shooting his mother and fatally shooting his young sister is in critical condition at Harlem Hospital after exchanging gunfire with police. According to the NYPD, officers... Read More
Rachel Maddow: NRA Conference Undercuts Gun Violence Across the Country

Rachel Maddow: NRA Conference Undercuts Gun Violence Across the Country

Rachel Maddow breaks down the real world consequences of gun policies and the history of violence created by the National Rifle Association on the heels of gun lobby’s annual convention.... Read More
Becoming numb to gun violence

Becoming numb to gun violence

Maybe 10 years ago, it was the kind of event that would have evoked horror and outrage. This time, it barely raised an eyebrow. Just last month, in Oakland, CA., we had a shooting at... Read More
NRA Gives More Money To NY Than Any Other State

NRA Gives More Money To NY Than Any Other State

ALBANY — The National Rifle Association has taken aim at New York, doling out more campaign donations in the Empire State over the last nine years than in any other... Read More
Mayor Bloomberg: Washington needs to stop cowering before the gun lobby

Mayor Bloomberg: Washington needs to stop cowering before the gun lobby

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Call it an Easter miracle. Early Sunday morning, four New York City police officers in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, were shot while rescuing a woman and... Read More
More Guns, Fewer Hoodies

More Guns, Fewer Hoodies

The debate over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin seems to be devolving into an argument about the right to wear hoodies, but it really does not appear to be a promising development. Congress, which never... Read More
The Money Trail Behind Florida's Notorious Gun Law

The Money Trail Behind Florida’s Notorious Gun Law

The National Rifle Association invested heavily in the legislation that helped keep Trayvon Martin’s killer a free man. On April 26, 2005, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush signed into law [1] SB 436,... Read More