Mets pitcher Dillon Gee says he was tricked into encouraging gun control

Mets pitcher Dillon Gee says he was tricked into encouraging gun control – A day before being activated from the disabled list, Mets pitcher Dillon Gee was also activated as a promoter of Gun Violence Awareness Day, apparently without his knowledge. To show their support for “Wear Orange,” an initiative of the Everytown for Gun Safety nonprofit co-founded by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Mets took a team photo Tuesday wearing orange shirts. The Mets became the first pro sports franchise to participate, but Gee was not pleased once he got more background on the campaign and took to Twitter to...

NYAGV letter to Buffalo Common Council

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence sent a letter to the City of Buffalo Common Council trying to get them to go on the record in opposition to firearms reciprocity legislation pending in Congress. Here is a copy of the letter they sent to Council President Darius Pridgen.  Click on each image to see full...

Spring 2015 Raffle

Enter to win our Spring 2015 Raffle! Proceeds go to the Legal Defense Fund to offset costs associated with our federal lawsuit to overturn the SAFE Act. Ticket sales close May 29.  Winner to be announced at the July 12 Annual...

NY Democrat Introduces Expanded Background Checks for Gun Shows

NY Democrat Introduces Expanded Background Checks for Gun Shows – On May 19, Representative Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)14% (D-NY-12th District) introduced legislation to expand background checks to gun shows. Titled the Gun Show Loophole Closing Act, Maloney’s legislation would require a background check on any private sale conducted at a gun show. Maloney did not name one criminal or high profile attacker who got his or her gun via a private sale at a gun show, but Breitbart News has named a plethora who got their guns via background...
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