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Proposed Resolution Opposes NY SAFE Act | WKBW News 7: News

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) – The subject of guns is dominating the political landscape across the United States, especially in New York State. The recently passed NY SAFE Act is the toughest set of gun laws in the nation. Story and Video: Proposed Resolution Opposes NY SAFE Act | WKBW News 7: News, Sports, Weather | […]

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Kelly On ‘Face The Nation:’ In NYC Crime, ‘The Problem Is The Handgun’

| January 27, 2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly touted new technology to detect illegal guns on “Face the Nation” Sunday, while noting that handguns – not assault weapons – are responsible for most of the homicides and non-fatal shootings in New York City. View full story

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Who Is The Gun Lobby? Me For Sure; Maybe You Too?

| January 27, 2013

Who Is The Gun Lobby? Me For Sure; Maybe You Too? Pressing for new gun control laws in a January 16th article he released in the Connecticut Post, President Obama knew exactly where to place much of the blame for the Newton, Connecticut massacre which took the lives of 20 children and six adults at […]

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Gun control advocates march as nation reels from school shootings

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control advocates march as nation reels from school shootings Thousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in Washington to demand tougher gun control laws, many describing themselves as first-time capital marchers who've had enough of gun violence. View full story

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Gun control advocates march in D.C.

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control advocates march in D.C. Thousands of demonstrators, many carrying black-and-white placards bearing the names of victims of gun violence, rally for tougher gun control laws. View full story

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SENATOR BALL’S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS FIRST MEETING OF NEW YEAR, SEEKS NEW MEMBERS

| January 26, 2013

SENATOR BALL’S STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL HOSTS FIRST MEETING OF NEW YEAR, SEEKS NEW MEMBERS *** MEDIA ADVISORY*** ***Friday, February 1st at 4:00 PM*** Brewster, N.Y. – 1/26/2013 – On Friday, February 1st at 4pm Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C, I– Patterson) Student Advisory Council will host their first meeting of the new year. The Student […]

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F – The Governor! Gun Owners Refuse To Register Under New York Law | Politics

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mass resistance to the Draconian NY gun restrictions are in high gear.State wide activists are boycotting against the unconstitutional statute,many are daring authorities to come and take their guns away.There are also concerns that a gun registration will lead to a gun confiscation.The New York Constitution guarantees that gun rights “cannot be infringed upon,” People […]

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Does UN arms trade treaty figure in Obama administration’s gun control plans? | Fox News

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

One day after President Barack Obama won re-election, his Administration agreed to a new round of international negotiations to revive a United Nations-sponsored treaty regulating the international sale of conventional arms, which critics fear could affect the Constitutionally protected right of U.S. citizens to purchase and bear firearms. via Does UN arms trade treaty figure […]

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Maze of gun laws in U.S. hurts gun control efforts

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws in U.S. hurts gun control efforts WASHINGTON — There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 4 01/25/2013

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 4 01/25/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Assault Weapons Ban Lacks Democratic Votes to Pass Senate – Bloomberg

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A proposed ban on sales of assault weapons would be defeated in the U.S. Senate unless some lawmakers changed their current views, based on a Bloomberg review of recent lawmaker statements and interviews. At least six of the 55 senators in the Democratic caucus have expressed skepticism or outright opposition to a ban, the review […]

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Maze of gun laws undermines control

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws undermines control The wide variety from state to state is cited by advocates pushing for a federal standard. View full story

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In Virginia, Biden pitches White House's gun-control plan

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Virginia, Biden pitches White House's gun-control plan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden took the Obama administration's case for gun control to the gun-friendly state of Virginia on Friday, part of a White House strategy to urge the public to pressure Congress into passing laws aimed at curbing firearms violence. "We're going to […]

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Maze of state laws complicates gun control efforts

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of state laws complicates gun control efforts WASHINGTON — Military-style rifles, gangster-style Tommy guns, World War II-era bazookas and even sawed-off shotguns — somewhere in the U.S., there is a legal avenue to get each of those firearms and more. This is thanks to the maze of gun statutes ar… View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Metal detectors are scheduled to make a rare appearance at the Connecticut state Capitol complex. The chief of the state Capitol Police has decided to require all visitors entering Monday's legislative hearing on gun violence and gun control measures to first pass through a metal detector. View full story

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Emanuel: Stop lending to gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emanuel: Stop lending to gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Maze of gun laws in US hurts gun control efforts

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws in US hurts gun control efforts WASHINGTON (AP) — Military-style assault weapons, gangster-style Tommy guns, World War II-era bazookas and even sawed-off shotguns — somewhere in the U.S., there is a legal avenue to get each of those firearms and more. View full story

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Legislative Report #2

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Legislative Report #2 Legislative Report #2 is now online (.pdf). Save the Date: On February 28 we will hold our lobby day and rally in Albany.  More details will be posted as they become available. View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Urgent! Fax to Governor Cuomo’s Office ASAP!

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Urgent! Fax to Governor Cuomo’s Office ASAP!

Please print and Fax the PDF below to Cuomo’s office ASAP. Click the image below to download a printable PDF. Makes some good wall art too, so while you’re at it print 100 and give them out to friends, family, enemies, pets, etc.

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