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Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo: Allowing 10-Bullet Magazines Doesn’t Constitute Gun Control Rollback

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday said keeping 10-bullet magazines legal is not tantamount to rolling back the nation’s most stringent gun control measure.

03/20/2013

A Starshine Watchdog

Stuffed Toy Helps Survivors Cope With Sandy Hook Massacre

Thursday marks three months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and many of the families from the school have continued to grapple with the tragedy.

03/13/2013

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Surge In Business For Upstate Firearms Establishments Since Gun Law Passed

Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.

03/10/2013

Sandy Hook Memorial Grows (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Support Of Gun Control

Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.

03/09/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Not Open To Changes In Substance Of Gun Control Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is only open to “technical changes” to correct mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, and not substantive changes.

03/04/2013

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Stage Professionals Put On Flash Mob Performance Against Gun Violence

Members of the Broadway community and other performing arts professionals staged a performance in Times Square Sunday – but not for entertainment or amusement.

02/24/2013

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Suffolk County Police Train For Threat Of A Gunman In School

Suffolk County police on Saturday launched a training exercise simulating a gunman opening fire in a school.

02/23/2013

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Bloomberg Opposes Teachers’ Pension Fund Move To Sell Gun Company Stock

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a strong opponent of the gun industry and supporter of gun control, but he opposed a move by the teachers’ pension fund to sell its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition.

02/16/2013

Mary Sherlach, 56 (credit: Facebook)

Sandy Hook Victim’s Widower Dedicates Himself To Mental Health Fundraising

The widower of the school psychologist who was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dedicated himself to raising money for agencies that provide mental health services to young people.

02/10/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Funeral Directors Recall Horrors Of Sandy Hook Massacre

Dozens of funeral directors who volunteered or served to help the families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre held an emotional service Saturday, during which they recalled the horrors of the incident.

02/02/2013

Illegal Guns from a bust in New York City (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gun Rights Advocates Fight Against New Law Signed By Cuomo

A gun advocacy group took the first step Tuesday to legally halting the newly-signed gun laws for New York state.

01/29/2013

Guns turned in as part of a gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Conn. - Dec. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dueling Visions Of Guns In America Dominate Weekend Discourse

Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.

01/20/2013

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Panel To Discuss Safety Changes In Connecticut After Newtown Massacre

A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.

01/20/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Stratford, Conn. Town Council Votes To Name School For Slain Teacher

The Town Council in Stratford, Conn., voted Monday to name a school after a teacher who was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and hailed as a hero.

01/14/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy To Biden: Tighter Gun Control Is Needed

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.

01/13/2013

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