While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
In a New York Times op-ed published Wednesday, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords slammed senators who “gave into fear” and “blocked common-sense legislation.”
A new $12 million television ad campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns will push senators in key states to back gun control efforts including comprehensive background checks.
There was double talk from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, as he reversed positions on guns and taxes. Cuomo tried to sell a tax “hike” as a tax “cut.”
Don’t you remember the heartbreak of the Newton massacre? That was the message delivered to Washington lawmakers by parents who lost their children on that bleak morning 97 days ago.
Hundreds of people, including numerous gun rights advocates, turned out for the daylong public hearing, with 1,300 signing up to speak, according to one lawmaker.
Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.
The state confiscated Steven Hopler’s weapons citing safety, but now a judge’s order — citing the right to bear arms — means he will get them back.
The Second Amendment Foundation and the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association said the fee the city charges to keep a handgun is so high it conflicts with the Second Amendment.