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 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.
Schneiderman: Park Slope Man Sold Assault-Style Rifles Out Of HomeA Brooklyn man was illegally selling assault-style rifles out of his family's townhouse, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
Gillibrand Backs Bill To Battle Illegal Gun SalesU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced Sunday that she's backing a bill that aims to crack down on corrupt gun dealers and eliminate the flow of illegal guns into New York.