Gun rights activist goes after Hollywood A-listers in YouTube video splicing their calls for gun control with violent images from their films

Gun rights activist goes after Hollywood A-listers in YouTube video splicing their calls for gun control with violent images from their films – A gun rights activist has a message for Hollywood actors calling for tighter gun control laws following the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school: “Go f-k themelves.”  A new YouTube video takes aim at “hypocrite celebrities and their anti gun agenda” by editing together a recent Public Service Announcement with clips of Hollywood actors in violent, gun-filled...

Putnam County Refuses to Participate in Newspaper’s Gun Owner Address Map

Putnam County Refuses to Participate in Newspaper’s Gun Owner Address Map – Putnam County doesn’t want to help the Journal News newspaper with its map of gun owner’s home addresses. To make the controversial map, the newspaper used addresses obtained from a Freedom of Information Act request for pistol permit records from Westchester and Rockland Counties. They made a similar request in Putnam, but  County Executive MaryEllen Odell and County Clerk Denis Sant plan to announce their decision not to release the records at a press conference this...

New York County denies request for names of gun permit holders

New York County denies request for names of gun permit holders – Authorities in a suburban county north of New York City said on Tuesday they will refuse to release names of local gun permit holders to a newspaper that has been publishing the identities of thousands of license-holding residents.  Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant said he would defy a request for information about pistol permit holders from the White Plains, New York-based Journal News, which has come under criticism for publishing thousands of such identities...

The Journal News is Armed and Dangerous

The Journal News is Armed and Dangerous – Guns are good for the goose but NOT for the gander. A Clarkstown police report issued on December 28, 2012, confirmed that The Journal News has hired armed security guards from New City-based RGA Investigations and that they are manning the newspaper’s Rockland County headquarters at 1 Crosfield Ave., West Nyack, through at least tomorrow, Wednesday, January 2, 2013. According to police reports on public record, Journal News Rockland Editor Caryn A. McBride was alarmed by the volume of “negative correspondence,” namely an avalanche of phone calls and emails to the Journal News office, following the newspaper’s publishing of a map of all pistol permit holders in Rockland and...

Ryan Talks Gun Control

Ryan Talks Gun Control – Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan is asking President Obama to put stricter gun control measures in place.  He and about 750 other mayors have written a letter to the President. They are asking that every potential gun buyer have a criminal background check run on them. Currently, some buyers avoid checks by buying guns on-line or through unlicensed private sellers. Mayor Ryan also says military style weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines should not be allowed on the streets. And, he wants gun trafficking to become a federal crime. All of those ideas would require action by...
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