gun control

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

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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

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

Obama, Bloomberg Rip Senate For Failing To Expand Background Checks For Guns

Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.

04/17/2013

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Assault Weapon Registration Begins In NY

Key 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.

04/15/2013

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Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To NY Gun Law

The justices on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a strict New York law that makes it difficult for residents to get a license to carry a concealed handgun in public.

04/15/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer On Concealed Carry

Schumer ‘Launching Fight’ To Block Loosening Restrictions For Concealed Carry

The U.S. Senate will take up debate on the compromise gun control measure on Tuesday.

04/14/2013

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