Assault Weapons

Police: Arsenal Of Dangerous Weapons Found With West Village Wrong-Way DriverPolice said they found a man allegedly carrying an arsenal of semiautomatic weapons, knives and ammunition when they pulled him over for going the wrong way in the West Village earlier this week.
10 Handguns, 5 Assault Weapons Collected At L.I. Gun BuybackAuthorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.
GOP Lawmakers In Connecticut Want Gun Law Deadline ExtendedUnder the legislation that was passed in response to the Sandy Hook school massacre, state residents have until the end of Dec. 31, 2013 to register assault weapons as well as ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
Schneiderman: Park Slope Man Sold Assault-Style Rifles Out Of HomeA Brooklyn man was illegally selling assault-style rifles out of his family's townhouse, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
Lawmaker Wants Video Game Makers To End Deals With Gun ManufacturersConnecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey said the popular video game, "Call Of Duty," features the Bushmaster AR-15 semi-automatic rifle - the same assault weapon used by Adam Lanza in the Sandy Hook assacre that left 20 first graders and six educators dead.
Gun Rights Groups Ask Court For Injunction On New York Law The New York affiliate of the National Rifle Association, sportsmen's groups, firearms businesses and individual gun owners said the new statute is unconstitutional.
Assault Weapon Registration Begins In NYKey measures of New York's tough new gun law have kicked in, meaning owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons are required to register the guns. There are also new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines.
Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store ShelvesGun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked.
Gun Buyback Held At Suffolk County ChurchSuffolk County was set to hold a gun buyback Saturday afternoon, and officials urged those in possession of illegal firearms to bring them in.
Bloomberg Issues Pro-Gun Control Ad Campaign, Spars With NRA ChiefThe gloves were off as Bloomberg sparred with National Rifle Association chief executive officer and executive vice president Wayne LaPierre as the U.S. Senate gears up for debate on the highly contentious issue.
Sen. Chris Murphy Speaks Out On Future Of Assault Weapons BanThe passage of the assault weapons ban in Senate Judiciary Committee is a big step forward in the fight for common sense gun reforms, according to Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut.
More Than 100 Guns Taken Off Of The Street During Brooklyn Buy BackThe firearms were turned in at the Church of the Open Door; in all fifty-six revolvers, thirty-four pistols, eight rifles, one assault rifle, three shotguns, and eleven other assorted weapons were surrendered.
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