Van Bramer Calls For End To Queensbridge Gun Violence

Van Bramer Calls For End To Queensbridge Gun Violence – Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer is taking aim at criminals and gunslingers that use the Queensbridge Housing Project as a shooting range.  Van Bramer, who has introduced five new gun control laws for approval by the City Council, was leading an anti-gun rally at the Long Island City housing project on October 1, when shots rang out at a nearby location where a female resident was shot in the left leg.  The incident echoes the need for passage of the bills and an end to the violence that threatens the lives of Queensbridge residents on a daily basis, a Van Bramer spokesperson...

Microstamping Bills are an Economic Disaster in the Waiting

Microstamping Bills are an Economic Disaster in the Waiting – If legislators in New York and Connecticut approve proposed microstamping bills in 2013, it will cost both states hundreds of jobs and the loss of at least two iconic American firearms manufacturers.  Remington Arms in Ilion, N.Y., and Colt Arms of Harford, Conn., say they will close their plants and move to  Midwest states with less restrictive gun laws if they are forced to implement microstamping...

Lowey Calls for Immediate Restrictions on Online Ammo Purchasing and Other Commonsense Restrictions in Wake of Oak Creek and Aurora Shootings

Lowey Calls for Immediate Restrictions on Online Ammo Purchasing and Other Commonsense Restrictions in Wake of Oak Creek and Aurora Shootings – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) was joined today by local law enforcement officials to call on Congress to pass the Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act and other measures to protect the American public from senseless gun violence. “Assault weapons and high-caliber ammunition should not be available to the general public.  They are not used to protect one’s home and are not used for hunting,” said Lowey. “They are, quite simply, weapons of war designed to kill as many people as possible as quickly as possible.  With the recent tragedies in Aurora and Oak Creek, Congress must take action to prevent gun...
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