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The Vigil will be Thursday, July 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00PM on the Grand  Concourse and Mount Eden. 

Anti-Gun Violence Vigil at Bronx Lebanon, Thursday 7/6

The Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Reconciliation and against Gun Violence will be tonight July 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00PM on Grand Concourse and Mount Eden.

UPDATED: Bronx Electeds React to BLHC Shootings

UPDATED: Bronx Electeds React to BLHC Shootings

Horror at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center On Friday afternoon, a disgruntled former hospital worker armed with an AR-15 rifle sneaked into the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center on the Grand Concourse where he opened fire, wounding six people, one fatally, before killing […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Crime, Guns, News
Pro-Gun Advocate Releases Video, “[Why] I Carry A Gun’

Pro-Gun Advocate Releases Video, “[Why] I Carry A Gun’

In the aftermath of the recent media reporting surrounding the gun violence in San Bernadino, California, Orlando, Florida, and Nice, France, an anonymous concealed carry advocate made a 4 minute video on why he carries a concealed gun and believes that […]

by · August 3, 2016 · Crime, Guns, Law, News, Video
Gun Buyback At Bronx Churches 

Gun Buyback At Bronx Churches 

Turn in operable handguns & assault rifles for $200 on Saturday, August 6, from 10-4pm.

The Sig Sauer MCX (above) is gun used by the Orlando shooter in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting attack last month.

Today’s Verdict: After Orlando, Gun Control Should Be Front and Center

Regulating of Assault-style Weapons Should Be Front and Center by David Lesch, Esq. Following the events that took place in Orlando last month, the LGBTQ community has found itself front and center in the war against assault weapons.  The tragedy […]

by · July 7, 2016 · Guns, Today's Verdict
Democrats In Congress Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Gun Violence

Democrats In Congress Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Gun Violence

Democrats In Congress Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Gun Violence WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman José E. Serrano joined fellow House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan […]

Klein, Gjonaj Rally Against Gun Violence

Klein, Gjonaj Rally Against Gun Violence

Sen. Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, the Pelham Parkway Residents Council, and Stand Up to Violence rallied against gun violence at the Pelham Parkway Houses after 17-year-old Ackeem Davis was killed on Astor Avenue.

by · May 28, 2016 · Community Affairs, Crime, Guns, News
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Klein, Gjonaj Rally Against Gun Violence

Today, State Sen. Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and others rally against gun violence in response to a recent shooting at Throggs Neck Houses.

MOMS Demand Action For Gun Sense In America

MOMS Demand Action For Gun Sense In America

March with ‘Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense’ from Cadman Plaza Park to City Hall. 4th annual Brooklyn Bridge March, Saturday, May 7th.  

PA James:  ‘Divest from Assault Weapon Manufacturers’

PA James: ‘Divest from Assault Weapon Manufacturers’

Public Advocate Letitia James Supports Call for Divestment from Assault Weapon Manufacturers As we mourn tragedy after tragedy caused by guns, New York City must take a powerful stand against companies that contribute to carnage and violence across our nation. […]

by · January 8, 2016 · Guns, News, Op Ed
PA James Wants TD Bank to Stop Bankrolling Smith & Wesson, Maker of Guns Used in San Bernardino Attack

PA James Wants TD Bank to Stop Bankrolling Smith & Wesson, Maker of Guns Used in San Bernardino Attack

NEW YORK — Following the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, which killed 14 and wounded 21 people, Public Advocate Letitia James took immediate action against TD Bank, N.A. and TD Securities USA, financiers of Smith & Wesson, which manufactured […]

by · December 7, 2015 · Crime, Guns, News
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Pray, Yes. Then Act

Pray, Yes. But Then Act. by Jim Wallis Yesterday, two people armed in military-style gear shot and killed 14 people and injured 17 others at a holiday party in California. You’ve no doubt been watching the headlines and reading about people’s […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Crime, Guns
New York Reacts To Latest Police Officer Death

New York Reacts To Latest Police Officer Death

GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed that flags on all State government buildings be flown at half-staff in memory of New York City Police Officer Randolph Holder, who died last night after being shot […]

Op-Ed: Public Advocate James ‘Stands Her Ground’ Over Walmart And Guns

Op-Ed: Public Advocate James ‘Stands Her Ground’ Over Walmart And Guns

Divesting from Walmart By Public Advocate Letitia James On January 8, 2011, Jared Lee Loughner walked into a Walmart and purchased gun ammunition. Within three hours of this purchase at a local Walmart he opened fire and callously murdered six […]

by · October 11, 2015 · Crime, Guns, Op Ed