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Obama Tears Up, Calls For 'Sense Of Urgency' While Unveiling Executive Actions On Gun ControlPresident Barack Obama officially announced his executive action requiring all gun sellers to register as dealers and other measures to curb gun violence.
Connecticut To Block Gun Sales To Those On No-Fly ListThe Democratic governor said that his order would make Connecticut the first state to do so and that state officials are working with the federal government to get access to the lists.
King Calls Obama's Oval Office Speech 'Pitiful,' De Blasio Praises PresidentMayor Bill de Blasio is voicing his support for new gun control laws proposed by President Barack Obama in the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris and California.
Christie Calls New York Times Editorial On Gun Laws 'Typical Liberal Claptrap'CBS News reports that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lashed out against the Times' editorial, calling the piece 'typical liberal claptrap.'
Lenox Road Baptist Church Holds Gun Buyback EventThose looking to participate in the buyback program will receive $200 for a working handgun or assault rife and $25 for a shotgun.
Schumer: Ban People On No-Fly List From Buying GunsThe bill Schumer is backing was initially proposed by former President George W. Bush in 2007. It would close a loophole Schumer calls the "terror gap."
Appeals Court Upholds NY, Conn. Bans On Certain Guns, Large Capacity MagazinesThe 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan found core parts of the laws did not violate the Second Amendment because there was a substantial relationship between bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines and the "important - indeed, compelling - state interest in controlling crime.''
Schumer Renews Calls For Stricter Gun Control In Wake Of Oregon School ShootingSen. Charles Schumer said people are "just fed up" after another mass shooting and said it now may finally be right for some changes in gun laws.
Recent Shootings Spark Renewed Calls For Tougher Gun Control LawsRep. Bill Pascrell said both sides need to stop finger pointing and come together.
Sen. Charles Schumer, Comedian Amy Schumer Call For More Gun ControlStand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.
Cuomo Agrees To Suspend Background Checks For Ammunition SalesTom King, president of New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, says rolling back gun controls enacted two years ago was a topic of negotiations from January until lawmakers adjourned in June.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Says 90 Percent Of Guns Used In Crimes Are Trafficked From Out Of StateGillibrand says states with strong gun restrictions are at the mercy of those with weaker laws, WCBS 880's Jim Smith reported.

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