Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bloomberg pledges big bucks to a group aimed at curbing gun violence.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
In an interview with WNYC on Wednesday evening, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said the letter sent to Mayor Bloomberg that preliminarily tested positive for the poison ricin is the first of its kind in the city since the anthrax attacks in weeks after 9/11.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
By Lance Luckey
A day after New York expanded its ban on assault weapons and set new limits for high-capacity magazines, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to take the same actions. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is praising the president's 23 executive actions that don't require Congressional approval.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
For months, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been pushing for the presidential candidates to offer their solutions to gun violence. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney addressed the issue for the first time during the debates. But neither candidate offered many specifics to the chagrin of Bloomberg.
Monday, October 01, 2012
Just days before the first presidential debate in Denver, Colo., Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group is out with a new television advertisement focused on getting President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to address the topic of gun control.
Monday, August 06, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
Conservatives knew that starting with local victories was a way to build the groundwork for larger legislative successes, which is why ALEC was such a success.
Sunday, August 05, 2012
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
A bipartisan coalition of 700 mayors continues to press both presidential candidates on their plan to reduce gun violence – the same day another mass shooting is shaking a community in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisc.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
Aside from the coincidence of a villain named Bane (this one destroys cities, not companies), we'll have to wait until this weekend to see if the Dark Knight fits the bill as a modern day Robin Hood (and whether he'd support a Robin Hood Tax).
Monday, February 06, 2012
As famous for its commercials as the big game itself, this year the Super Bowl premiered an ad starring New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston mayor Tom Menino. The thirty-second spot promoted Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition group of 600 mayors organized to promote urban safety by preventing the flow of illegal weapons into cities across the United States. While the ad may have seemed out of place alongside ads for cars, websites, and beers, the message it promoted was, in many ways, as uncontroversial as the aforementioned products.
Sunday, November 22, 2009
Listen to a report on Morning Edition:
The National Rifle Association has seriously disliked Mayor Michael Bloomberg ("the antigun billionaire") for a while now, but it's only in the last couple months that it's actually tried to mobilize its members--millions of them--against Bloomberg and Mayors Against ...