Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords came to a gun show in upstate New York Sunday, arguing that more needs to be done to stop gun violence.
Authorities say all the weapons obtained through the program will be destroyed.
Controversy Erupts Over Stamford Antique Gun Show Less Than One Month After The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
An array of antique rifles, dueling pistols, and recently manufactured shotguns were displayed on more than two-hundred tables at Stamford’s Plaza Hotel.
Three weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School rampage, a gun show will open on Saturday just 30 miles from the tragic scene.
The police chief in a Connecticut city has halted permits for gun shows, saying he’s concerned any firearms purchased there might one day be used in a mass shooting.
After a Westchester County town supervisor called for the annual gun show to be canceled following the Newtown, Conn. school shooting that left 26 teachers and students dead, the county announced it would not be renewing the show’s contract.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg was scheduled to show an undercover video on Monday of illegal firearms sales at the Phoenix gun show last week.