Thursday, March 07, 2013
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D) talks about her proposed legislation to combat gun trafficking and other issues.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sunday, January 06, 2013
By Marc Garber : Host, WNYC News
As Vice President Joe Biden considers recommendations to curb gun violence, New York's two U.S. Senators are weighing in.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
By Alec Hamilton : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
The government agency charged with regulating the gun trade continues to lack a leader, despite the rash of recent shootings in the country.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Since the '80s, Eva Maria Staal (not her real name) has sold weapons in Chechnya, Pakistan, China and beyond. Her work, while legal, frequently brought her in close contact with all kinds of underworld figures — from drug dealers to child and sex traffickers. Her debut novel “Try the Morgue,” draws on these experiences.
Friday, June 29, 2012
By Karol Markowicz : IAFC Blogger
Who still cares that the U.S. government sold guns to Mexican gangs? I care.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Virginia's state legislature recently voted to repeal a 1993 law capping handgun purchases at one-per-month. The law was designed to help curb interstate gun trafficking along what was known as the "iron pipeline" — the corridor along I-95 from the south to the northeast. In 1991, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms had found that 40 percent of guns found at crime scenes in New York had been purchased in Virginia. Two decades later, opponents of the law say that it's become obsolete.