Facebook, Instagram To Remove Posts Promoting Illegal Gun SalesNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been asking Facebook to adopt such restrictions, as have Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action.
De Blasio Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Pledges Aggressive Action Mayors Against Illegal Guns was started by Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino in 2006. De Blasio pledged to aggressively work locally and on the national level to combat illegal gun sales and gun trafficking.
Bloomberg To Push Gun Control Efforts After Term EndsWhile speaking during his weekly address heard on 1010 WINS, the mayor said he won't leave the gun control cause behind when he leaves office.
Bloomberg Gun Group Calls For Crackdown On Online Gun Sales LoopholeNearly one-third of gun ads on ArmsList.com were posted by high-volume sellers who do not possess the mandatory federal firearms license. They use the "private sale loophole,'' which does not require a background check, Bloomberg said Thursday.
Bloomberg: Criminals 'Brazenly' Buying Thousands Of Guns Illegally OnlineMayors Against Illegal Guns conducted a four-month investigation of Armslist.com, which found that 1 in 30 would-be buyers had a felony record.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns Apologizes For Calling Boston Bombing Suspect Victim Of Gun Violence The event is part of the gun-control group's 25-state "No More Names" tour, which is part of its campaign to build support for legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers.
Moment Of Silence, Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown Two sisters of slain teacher Victoria Soto asked the crowd gathered at Edmond Town Hall for a 26-second moment of silence, honoring the 20 children and six adults gunned down at the school on Dec. 14.
Bloomberg Pressures Donors Over Gun Control VotesMayor Michael Bloomberg is stepping up his gun control campaign by asking donors not to support four Democratic senators who opposed a bill to expand background checks.
CBS News: Actress Arrested In Connection With Ricin Letters Sent To Bloomberg, Obama Shannon Guess Richardson, an actress and mother of five children, was arrested Friday, an official told CBS News. It's not clear what charges would be filed against her.
FBI Raids Home Of Texas Man Considered Person Of Interest In Ricin InvestigationThe house is located about an hour and a half drive from Shreveport where ricin-laced letters mailed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, his gun control group in Washington and a third letter to President Barack Obama were postmarked.
Person Of Interest Questioned In Poison Letter Attacks On Obama, BloombergThe 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.
Letter Addressed To President Obama Being Tested For RicinThe Secret Service has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that is similar to two ricin-laced letters that were sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group in Washington.