Gun Control

Gun shop
Xinhua
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 15, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's access to firearms.
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David Caplan
August 07, 2019 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Watch out, Mitch Connell -- Tim Ryan is coming for you. Ryan, the Ohio congressman-turned-Democratic presidential candidate, announced on Wednesday that he's teamed up with the grassroots anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action to lead a group Thursday to the Senate...
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Cory Booker
MATT BURKHARTT/Staff
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 12, 2019 - 5:46 pm
In a new ABC interview, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker compared a potential future fight over his gun control proposal to the civil rights movement, and he touched on a variety of topics, including health care and Democrats' anger at Trump.
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Richard Blumenthal
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
January 07, 2019 - 5:47 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's two Democratic senators are reintroducing legislation expanding federal background checks for firearms sales. U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal acknowledge it will be challenging to pass the bill in the Senate, but they're optimistic there will be...
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Bump stock
George Frey/Getty Images
December 18, 2018 - 12:13 pm
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
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gun shop
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
December 04, 2018 - 10:28 am
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?
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Handgun
Dreamstime
November 23, 2018 - 11:09 am
If you apply for a pistol permit in New York State, a new law could open your social media accounts and browser history to scrutiny.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
(Photo by Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News/TNS/Sipa USA)
July 21, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged New York lawmakers to pass new legislation that would build on the state’s already strict gun control laws.
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A crowd gathers for a gun control rally in Hoboken.
Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS
March 25, 2018 - 3:30 pm
There was reaction from all sides Sunday to the calls for gun policy reform around the country and the world in marches this weekend.
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Sen. Charles Schumer
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
March 25, 2018 - 1:51 pm
The day after a crowd estimated at 175,000 marched for gun reform in Columbus Circle, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York) called for lawmakers to take action.
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