Post Tagged with: "guns"

PA James Congratulates Dick’s Sporting Goods Ending Sales of Assault-style Guns

PA James Congratulates Dick’s Sporting Goods Ending Sales of Assault-style Guns

Public Advocate James on Dick’s Sporting Goods Ending Sales of Assault Weapons “There is simply no excuse for any retailer to sell military-grade weapons or high-capacity magazines to civilians. I have been leading the fight in New York City to […]

by · April 16, 2018 · Guns, News
Bronx Churches Host Gun Buyback Program, August 6

Bronx Churches Host Gun Buyback Program, August 6

In an effort to get illegal firearms off the street, the Evangelical Garifuna Church and Fellowship Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, in conjunction with the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau, will be hosting the Bronx Gun Buyback Program on Saturday, […]

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.

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 […]

One Nation Under Gun | Uchenna Ekwo, PhD

One Nation Under Gun | Uchenna Ekwo, PhD

The controversy over guns will remain as divided as American politics.

by · June 17, 2016 · Op Ed
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.  

Police Officers Shot At Melrose Houses

Police Officers Shot At Melrose Houses

On Thursday evening, two NYPD police officers were shot and wounded inside a stairwell at 320 East 156th Street within the Melrose Housing Development in the South Bronx. Three officers were conducting a vertical patrol in the sixth floor stairwell area when […]

by · February 5, 2016 · Crime
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
PSA 5 Housing Police Officer Shot And Killed

PSA 5 Housing Police Officer Shot And Killed

Officer Randolph Holder Jr. of PSA5 was shot and killed tonight in East Harlem responding to gunshots fired. Holder, a five year veteran of the NYPD, was pronounced dead Tuesday evening at 10:22pm. He was only 33 years of age. Officer Holder […]

by · October 21, 2015 · Crime, Police Blotter
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

WYSK: President Obama and Christian Persecution

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz  District 32 Bronx Senator Rev. Diaz on President Obama and Christian Persecution     Last night, I watched President Barack Obama speak on national television about the massacre at Oregon’s Umpwua […]

Appeals court strikes down parts of DC’s gun laws

Appeals court strikes down parts of DC’s gun laws

A federal appeals court has struck down as unconstitutional parts of Washington, D.C.’s gun laws. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 2-1 Friday that the city cannot require gun owners to re-register a gun […]

by · September 21, 2015 · Government, Law, News
NYS Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, 87th AD.

SEPULVEDA CALLS FOR DRUG TREATMENT TO FILL VACUUM LEFT BY DRUG GANG TAKE DOWN

Fear Drug Gang Takedowns Leave A Drug Supply Vacuum Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, applauding police for bringing down the Black Stone Gorilla Gangstas –a violent drug gang– that plied its trade at a major housing project in his district, is calling for a new focus on drug […]

Research Says Criminals Are Encouraged By Weak Gun Laws | The Trace

Research Says Criminals Are Encouraged By Weak Gun Laws | The Trace

Via The Trace: “The pervasive rightwing case against tougher gun regulation is neatly captured by this soundbite from Marco Rubio: “My skepticism about gun laws is criminals don’t follow the law,” the Republican senator and presidential candidate has said. “They don’t care what the […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Crime, Law, Op Ed
Mayor Forms Task Force To Combat..Topless Gals And Cartoon Characters, Not Guns and Gangs

Mayor Forms Task Force To Combat..Topless Gals And Cartoon Characters, Not Guns and Gangs

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday that he will convene a multi-agency City task force to address the growing problem of topless individuals and costume characters in Times Square. Over the past several months, serious concerns have been raised about […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Government, News