U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation prohibiting individuals on the U.S. terrorist watch list from buying guns.
Just days before the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, New Yorkers joined people in all 50 states for a national day against gun violence.
As Carolyn McCarthy gets set to retire from Congress, she has her wish list of legislation she would like to see passed this term.
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg insists he won’t be a presidential candidate in 2016 — but he was OK with serving as a political commentator during an interview on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
The state attorney general in South Dakota said in a court filing that the New York state ban on semi-automatic weapons sets a worrying precedent that could affect the rights of South Dakotans and people across the country.
The new campaign, Everytown for Gun Safety, will be about targeting political dollars. Candidates who support stronger gun laws will receive money.
Tom King of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association said he wants to see the rhetoric dialed back.
The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been asking Facebook to adopt such restrictions, as have Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action.
A federal judge has upheld Connecticut’s gun control law enacted last year following the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
We have a new pope, a new mayor-elect and more time to enjoy those large, sugary drinks. Here are our picks for the 13 biggest news stories from 2013, in order of when they occurred.
Nearly a year after passage of New York state’s new gun law, dealer sales of popular AR-15 semi-automatic rifles have ended in New York and arrest data show more than 1,000 gun possession charges in New York City were boosted from misdemeanors to felonies because of the changes.
Connecticut gun owners are rushing to register certain firearms and ammunition that will be considered illegal contraband in the new year.
Nearly a year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Americans still overwhelmingly support background checks for gun purchases, a CBS News poll shows.
Monday’s vote to extend the prohibition on plastic guns for another decade responds to a growing threat from steadily improving 3-D printers that can produce such weapons.