Gun Policy

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Starbucks Requests No Guns

Thursday, September 19, 2013

What do you think about Starbucks' request that guns not be carried into stores?

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Widening the Gun Debate

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Congress continues to debate gun legislation, and Mayor Bloomberg is launching a huge ad campaign around the issue. New York Times columnist Joe Nocera wants to look beyond background checks and capacity limits. He's keeping track of daily gun violence and asks, "Why can't we childproof guns?"

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Senate Scales Back Gun Control

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The assault weapons ban will not be one of the measures in a Senate gun control bill to be introduced next month. Jennifer Steinhauer, New York Times reporter, explains why and tells us what's left in the Senate's proposals.

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Up To Speed

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Our series of interviews with the area's newest representatives continues with Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem Jeffries. Plus: NPR's Andy Carvin on live-tweeting breaking news; Paul Barrett continues our month-long series on Guns in America; and why more area Catholic schools are closing.

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Live Coverage: President Obama's Gun Policy Recommendations

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Live coverage of President Obama's announcement of policy recommendations to reduce gun violence.

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DA Vance On Gun Control

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

New York State is set to pass comprehensive gun control legislation. Cyrus Vance Jr., Manhattan District Attorney, reacts to the legislation and discusses recent weapons prosecutions. He's joined by Executive Assistant District Attorney Chauncey Parker, who oversees the Crime Strategies Unit.

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For NYC Gun Dealers, State Laws Barely Register

Monday, January 14, 2013

New York State appears to be on the verge of passing one of the toughest gun laws in the nation. But New York City already has more restrictive laws in place than what's being proposed in Albany.

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Cuomo's Speech Stokes the Progressive Base

Wednesday, January 09, 2013


In his first state of the state in 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo embraced tax cuts and spending cuts.  A year ago, it was economic development. This year, with Democrats on the march nationally and a new ally in the state Senate leadership, Cuomo is embracing his liberal side.

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