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Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say One of President Obama's gun control proposals appears to have widespread support — universal background checks for gun purchases. Some experts on mental health and gun violence find problems with the current laws, and they say the system doesn't do a very good job of predicting and preventing […]

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2 suspects reportedly in custody after shooting at Lone Star College in Houston | Fox News

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

2 suspects reportedly in custody after shooting at Lone Star College in Houston | Fox News.

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Live Coverage: Three shot at Houston community college | kvue.com Austin

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Live Coverage: Three shot at Houston community college | kvue.com Austin.

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NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles

NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles Due to Reed Exhibitions’ refusal to reconsider their decision to ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the February 2-10 Eastern Sports Show in Harrisburg, PA, the National Rifle Association has decided to withdraw from the show. View full […]

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Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws

Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws PHOENIX — Gun control. It's the debate that is rippling across the country. While lawmakers in Washington try to hammer out what should be done, if anything, some Arizona lawmakers are saying "No thanks." Five state representatives — Steve Smith (R, District 11) , […]

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Connecticut: Make Plans to Attend Upcoming Public Hearings to Protect Your Second Amendment Rights

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: Make Plans to Attend Upcoming Public Hearings to Protect Your Second Amendment Rights Since the Connecticut General Assembly convened its 2013 legislative session, anti-gun legislators have been aggressively pursuing arbitrary and unconstitutional legislation that would victimize law-abiding gun owners.  However, you have a chance to stand up for freedom and voice your opposition to […]

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Virginia: Legislative Committees Scheduled to Consider and Vote on Numerous Consequential Gun Bills This Week

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Legislative Committees Scheduled to Consider and Vote on Numerous Consequential Gun Bills This Week The Senate Courts of Justice Committee and the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee 1 will meet again this week to consider and vote on several bills of importance to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second […]

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Maryland: Contact Your State Legislators Immediately! Legislation Introduced to Ban Commonly Owned Firearms and Restrict Magazine Capacity, Severely Tighten Registration Requirements

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland: Contact Your State Legislators Immediately! Legislation Introduced to Ban Commonly Owned Firearms and Restrict Magazine Capacity, Severely Tighten Registration Requirements Governor Martin O’Malley has made targeting the rights of law-abiding gun owners a legislative priority this session, and his proposals could soon be considered, pass and become law.  His anti-gun legislation has been introduced as Senate Bill […]

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The search for real cures to gun violence

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

William Bratton's work as Police Chief in New York City provides some time-tested solutions to cure gun violence. View full story

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EXAMINER: ALBANY PASSES NY SAFE ACT, BALL AND KATZ VOTE NAY

| January 22, 2013

EXAMINER: ALBANY PASSES NY SAFE ACT, BALL AND KATZ VOTE NAY Less than a week after Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned his gun control reform package in his 2013 State of the State address, the NY SAFE Act of 2013 was passed in the legislature and signed into law. The NY SAFE package includes bans on any magazine […]

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Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say One of President Obama's gun control proposals appears to have widespread support — universal background checks for gun purchases. Some experts on mental health and gun violence find problems with the current laws, and they say the system doesn't do a very good job of predicting and preventing […]

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Wyoming Senate Committee Approves Pro-Hunting Reform

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming Senate Committee Approves Pro-Hunting Reform The Wyoming Senate Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee voted 4 to 1 in favor of a pro-hunting reform authored by Senator Ogden Driskill (R-1).  Senate File 132 would repeal the state prohibition on hunting with sound suppressors (which are additionally regulated under federal law) while providing additional penalties […]

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Deadly Ambush at Upstate Fire: What if it Happened in Rockland County? – Nyack-Piermont, NY Patch

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Deadly Ambush at Upstate Fire: What if it Happened in Rockland County? – Nyack-Piermont, NY Patch. Rockland County fire officials pride themselves in being prepared for just about any emergency. But what happened on Christmas Eve 2012 in upstate Webster, NY, was a nightmare that perhaps defies the ability to prepare — when a 62-year-old […]

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Connecticut security guard placed on leave after toy gun incident

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut security guard placed on leave after toy gun incident Bridgeport officials have placed a security guard on paid leave for allegedly waving a toy gun at co-workers in the cafeteria of the city's Health Department. View full story

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Do gun control laws work?

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do gun control laws work? The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts. View full story

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Mitch McConnell Gun Control Email: You’re ‘Literally Surrounded,’ They’re ‘Coming For Your Guns’

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mitch McConnell Gun Control Email: You’re ‘Literally Surrounded,’ They’re ‘Coming For Your Guns’

Read Full Story: Mitch McConnell Gun Control Email: You're 'Literally Surrounded,' They're 'Coming For Your Guns'. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) addressed supporters in a frantically toned email on Monday, warning them of a looming effort to snatch up their guns. “You and I are literally surrounded. The gun-grabbers in the Senate are about […]

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Police Union Head Calls Out Paper’s Publisher in Letter to Lower Hudson Valley Residents

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Police Union Head Calls Out Paper’s Publisher in Letter to Lower Hudson Valley Residents

Posted at: http://nyack.patch.com/ Dear Law Enforcement Officers, residents of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, The White Plains Police Benevolent Association represents all police officers of all ranks below Chief employed by the City of White Plains, New York. On December 23, 2012, The Journal News published, in both print and online, the names and […]

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Do gun control laws control guns?

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do gun control laws control guns? The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts. View full story

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Connecticut guard on leave after toy gun incident

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut guard on leave after toy gun incident Bridgeport officials have placed a security guard on paid leave for allegedly waving a toy gun at co-workers in the cafeteria of the city's Health Department. View full story

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NEWSDAY: HUDSON VALLEY CONSERVATIVES PUSH BACK AGAINST CUOMO

| January 22, 2013

NEWSDAY: HUDSON VALLEY CONSERVATIVES PUSH BACK AGAINST CUOMO Even as New York‘s liberal tide rose when Gov. Andrew Cuomo furthered his progressive agenda with the passage of this week’s gun control law, there were signs of a new and feisty, if small, conservative corps in Albany. They are often brash, many are new to Albany, and unlike most in New York […]

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