National Rifle Association
The National Rifle Association is targeting New York lawmakers with major campaign cash. The gun rights group is handing out more donations here than in any other state.
Frank Shea is a much decorated former NYPD homicide cop who’s seen his share of gun battles. Now he’s worried about being caught in yet another one, only this time it could be a shot he might not expect.
Schumer wants to require that all gun buyers to undergo a background check and broadly increase penalties against states that don’t contribute names to the national background-check system.
Bloomberg said the aim is to ensure that no one could mount a legal challenge to the tough New York gun laws on the books by claiming they were too restrictive.