New Yorkers' Challenge To Gun Ban Debated In U.S. Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court heard its biggest gun control case in almost 10 years when New Yorkers challenged the city's former ban on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits.
Supreme Court OKs Sandy Hook Victims' Lawsuit Against Gun ManufacturerThe Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people.
New York Senators Turn Up The Heat On President Trump Over Gun Control LegislationUniversal background checks on gun sales or nothing at all. That was the message from congressional Democratic leaders to President Donald Trump on Sunday.
Trump Expected To Announce Gun Legislation, Gun Control Stance UnclearThe Trump administration is expected to announce new gun legislation this week, but where the president stands on gun control is unclear.
Menendez Pushes Legislation Limiting Magazine Size For Guns To 10 RoundsResponding to the recent wave of mass shootings, political leaders and gun safety advocates got together Wednesday to call for Congress to act.
New York 'Red Flag Law' To Ease Taking Guns Away From Threatening Owners In Effect SaturdayThe law will allow certain authorities to temporarily confiscate firearms from any person who may pose a threat to themselves or others.
Gun Control Rallies Held In NYC, Across U.S. As Pressure On Senate Majority Leader McConnell Ramps UpThe fight for gun control grew louder Sunday across the country. Rallies demanding change were held in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings earlier this month.
Sen. Charles Schumer, Rep. Pete King Call On Congress To Act On Gun Safety LegislationTwo of the most powerful politicians in the region - on opposite sides of the aisle - stood in front of a Long Island Walmart to plead for bipartisan gun safety legislation.
Court Rules Gun-Maker Remington Can Be Sued Over Sandy Hook ShootingGun control advocates touted the ruling as providing a possible roadmap for victims of other mass shootings to circumvent a long-criticized federal law that shields gun manufacturers from liability in most cases when their products are used in crimes.
NJ Gov. Murphy Expanding 'GUNStat' Program, Which Tracks Guns Used In CrimesThe program, called GUNStat, will also track the companies that manufacture those weapons.
New York Legislature Approves Measure Aimed At Gun Storage SafetyNew York State now requires gun owner to keep their firearms in a locked cabinet or equipped with a trigger-locking device if someone under the age of 16 is in their home.
Gov. Cuomo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Sign 'Red Flag' Gun Control BillThe Red Flag Bill would prevent people who show signs of being a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing firearms.
Gov. Cuomo Calls For Banning Bump Stocks, 'Red Flag' Law And Other Gun Control Measures"There has to be a way to allow people who can have guns and should have guns to enjoy their gun, but not have this senseless violence, where people who are mentally ill, people who are past felons have guns," Cuomo said.
New Bill Would Mandate Social Media Background Checks Before Approving Gun LicensesUnder the proposal, applicants would be forced to hand over their social media passwords to investigators so they can look for things like racial slurs, threats of violence or terrorism-related posts.
Cuomo, Murphy Come Out Strongly Against Arming TeachersAs students in the area get ready to head back to school, the issue of possibly arming teachers with guns is heating up again.