IDC And Cuomo Meet On Gun Control

IDC And Cuomo Meet On Gun Control – The five members of the Independent Democratic Conference met this afternoon with Gov. Andrew Cuomo to discuss what conference leader Jeff Klein called a ”comprehensive” proposal to combat gun violence.  The meeting — which the press had been alerted to — seemed designed to apply pressure on Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos to come to an agreement on gun control legislation, and...

Gunfight: Newspaper’s decision to out firearms owners sparks ongoing battle

Gunfight: Newspaper’s decision to out firearms owners sparks ongoing battle – Now it is the advertisers and readers of a New York newspaper who are caught in the crossfire, after its controversial decision to publish the names and addresses of gun owners in its community.  The initial story by the Westchester Journal News on Dec. 22 prompted a bitter backlash by gun advocates, who published the names and addresses of some of the newspaper’s staff. Since then, supporters and critics of the newspaper’s controversial stand have been taking potshots at each other in a near-daily exchange that has drawn national...

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...
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