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AG Report Examines Sources of NY Crime Guns

AG Report Examines Sources of NY Crime Guns

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a new report, “Target on Trafficking: Analysis of New York Crime Guns,” which examines the purchase history of the nearly 53,000 “crime guns” in New York between 2010 and 2015.... Read More
Web Presentation October 25 @ 1 pm Discusses New AG Report on New York Crime Guns

Web Presentation October 25 @ 1 pm Discusses New AG Report on New York Crime Guns

Today Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will release a new report, “Target on Trafficking: Analysis of New York Crime Guns,” which examines the purchase history of the nearly 53,000 “crime guns”... Read More
Where do NY crime guns come from?

Where do NY crime guns come from?

Most crime guns traced from outside New York come from states with weak gun laws, according the 2014 Firearms Trace Data report from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Virginia was again the leading exporter, sending 395 traced crime guns... Read More
Where do NY crime guns come from?

Where do NY crime guns come from?

According to a new report from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, New York’s crime guns come mostly from states with weak gun laws. In 2013, Virginia was again the leading exporter of traced crime guns into New York State, with... Read More
Following NYC Seizure of Illegal Guns, NYAGV Calls on Congress to Enact Gun Safety Laws

Following NYC Seizure of Illegal Guns, NYAGV Calls on Congress to Enact Gun Safety Laws

The NYPD’s announcement that it had seized 250 illegal guns from southern states–the largest cache in the city’s history–highlights the need for strong federal gun safety laws starting with background checks... Read More
What state is #1 in crime guns into NYC? It's Virginia!

What state is #1 in crime guns into NYC? It’s Virginia!

Its state slogan may be “Virginia is for lovers”–but Virginia’s love of guns is what’s hurting New York City citizens. More traced guns used in crimes in New York came into the city from Virginia than... Read More
Gun in a Flower Pot: The Dangers of "Community" Guns

Gun in a Flower Pot: The Dangers of “Community” Guns

Flower pots usually bring beauty to a neighborhood–but not in the case of the flower pot with the hidden gun. A nine-year-old boy shot himself in the hand after discovering the gun hidden in a flower pot... Read More