Gun Control

Tim Ryan
July 06, 2020 - 3:36 pm
Guns and ammunition are flying off the shelves all over California. Background checks are up, too. Many believe it’s a double-barreled threat or perceived threat - the coronavirus pandemic and unrest on America’s streets.
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Charles Nielsen, 58, and his 11-year-old granddaughter, Bailey Nielsen, testify before a House panel at the Idaho Statehouse on Monday. Feb. 24, 2020 in Boise, Idaho. Visitors to Idaho 18 and older who can legally possess firearms would be allowed to carr
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1010 WINS Newsroom
February 24, 2020 - 4:26 pm
An 11-year-old girl toting a loaded AR-15 assault weapon appeared Monday at a legislative hearing with her grandfather, who is supporting a proposal that would allow visitors to Idaho who can legally possess firearms to carry a concealed handgun within city limits.
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Andrew Cuomo
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1010 WINS Newsroom
December 15, 2019 - 11:56 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to tighten gun restrictions by preventing people from getting a New York gun license if they have committed a serious crime in another state, the Democratic governor announced Sunday.
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Gun shop
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
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
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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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December 04, 2018 - 10:28 am
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?
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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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