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Cristiana Verro browses for guns on sale at the National Armory gun store in Pompano Beach, Florida - April 11, 2013 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crowd Rallies Against New York’s Gun Control Law Outside State Capitol

While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

06/11/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Person Of Interest Questioned In Poison Letter Attacks On Obama, Bloomberg

The Joint Terrorism Task Force expanded its search for the person responsible for sending two poison-laced letters to the mayor and a third to the president as new details emerged about the contents of the threatening notes.

05/30/2013

Woman aiming gun (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Lawmakers Give Final Green Light To 3 Gun Control Bills

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday gave final approval to three gun control bills, sending them to Gov. Chris Christie for his signature.

05/20/2013

Sen. Stephen Sweeney and Sen. Tom Kean, Jr. (file / credits: New Jersey Senate Democrats, New Jersey Senate Republican Office)

Gloves Come Off Between Kean And Sweeney In N.J. State Senate

The two most powerful men in the New Jersey Senate are locking horns.

05/20/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, Gov. Malloy meet at City Hall, May 15, 2013. (credit: Spencer T. Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Conn. Gov: ‘Guns Aren’t Making You Safer In Your House’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg met Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at City Hall to discuss Connecticut’s new gun control law.

05/15/2013

Mayor Cory Booker, Sen. Barbara Buono

Booker, Buono Team Up To Call For Gun Control In New Jersey

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono have teamed up to urge state lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.

05/13/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Adam Lanza Had No Drugs, Alcohol In His System During Newtown Massacre

The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.

05/13/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announces support for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal, May 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Website Removes Instructions For Making Untraceable, 3D-Printed Plastic Gun

The gun was unveiled this week by Cody Wilson, a 25-year-old law school student in Texas, who was dubbed one of the 15 most dangerous people in the world.

05/10/2013

(credit: Guillaume Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Senate Panel Advances Three Gun Control Bills

The Senate’s budget committee sent to the full Senate on Thursday a bill that would ban guns of 50-caliber or more.

05/09/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announces support for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal, May 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

CBS 2 Investigation: Untraceable 3D-Printed Guns Spark Major Fears

Three-dimensional printing is touted as the future – it has already been used to make jewelry, toys, and even medical devices.

05/06/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Of Newtown Shooting Victims Seek Stronger Gun Control Laws In NJ

A state assembly already passed a 22-bill gun violence package, but the senate version does not include a 10-bullet limit on ammunition magazines. The state’s current law has a 15-bullet limit.

04/30/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal as Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica Lafferty (3rd L) kisses Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto's sister Carlee Soto (2nd L) following the Senate vote on gun control - Washington, D.C. - April 17, 2013 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Blumenthal Says Gun Debate Not Dead In Washington

After the failure to pass gun control reform in the U.S. Senate last week, you might think the issue is dead on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says you should think again.

04/26/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Touts City’s ‘Most Sophisticated’ Anti-Terror Operation, Offers Support To Boston

Bloomberg again offered his thoughts and prayers to the entire city and those impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings, the shootout at MIT and the ensuing manhunt that led authorities to the lone surviving suspect of the blasts.

04/21/2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening Rep. Maloney Over Gun Control Bill

Ronald Buchanan, of Elmira, N.Y., was charged with aggravated harassment and menacing on Thursday. He was held in lieu of $20,000 bail.

04/19/2013

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) leaves the Capitol after a vote on the Senate floor April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Giffords ‘Furious’ Over Senate’s Rejection Of Gun Control Bill

In a New York Times op-ed published Wednesday, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords slammed senators who “gave into fear” and “blocked common-sense legislation.”

04/18/2013

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