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Opponents of NY's gun control law rallying at the Capitol

Albany

Opponents of NY's gun control law rallying at the Capitol

They're calling it a statement in numbers. Thousands of gun activists, including the leader of the nation's largest gun lobby, were at the Capitol, protesting New York's SAFE Act. Lori Chung has more on the rally and the message that was sent to the governor. Updated 02/28/2013 04:12 PM

Those opposing SAFE Act plan to rally this week

Albany

Those opposing SAFE Act plan to rally this week

The fight over gun control returns to Albany this week. More than a month after the measure known as the SAFE Act was passed, opponents remain committed to getting it repealed and they are hoping to show strength in numbers at a rally planned for later this week. Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman has the details. 02/26/2013 08:22 PM

'Opt-Out' form now available to protect pistol permit holders' privacy

New York State

'Opt-Out' form now available to protect pistol permit holders' privacy

New York State pistol permit holders can now protect their information from being made public - thanks to a new "opt-out" form put out by the State Police Friday. YNN's Kaitlyn Lionti tells us about the form, and why the Erie County Clerk says it will mean more work for his office. 02/15/2013 05:47 PM

Ontario County Residents Urge Legislature to Repeal SAFE Act

Canandaigua

Ontario County Residents Urge Legislature to Repeal SAFE Act

Residents packed the inside of the Ontario County court house Thursday as county legislators voted on resolutions to oppose or amend the NY SAFE act that was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in January. Some residents are calling the law an insult to New York State taxpayers. 02/14/2013 10:44 PM

NY Senate Republicans participate in gun rally

Albany

NY Senate Republicans participate in gun rally

While gun rights are a passionate issue for many, politics are also involved. Several prominent New York Republicans made an appearance at Tuesday afternoon's gun rally. YNN’s Nick Reisman reports. Updated 02/12/2013 06:22 PM

Paladino talks gun legislation

Albany

Paladino talks gun legislation

Former gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino is back in Albany, talking about guns. YNN's Nick Reisman caught up with the Buffalo native and has that latest. 02/12/2013 11:42 AM

Governor reacts to gun control opposition

Albany

Governor reacts to gun control opposition

Gun control continues to be a hot button issue for many in New York State. With many urging a repeal, there is a rally planned at the state Capitol next week. Nick Reisman has more on the latest opposition to the law and the governor's reaction. Updated 02/10/2013 11:08 AM

Congress holds hearing on gun control

Washington D.C.

Congress holds hearing on gun control

The first congressional hearing on gun control since the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut took a dramatic turn with an appeal for tougher gun laws from wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Washington, D.C. bureau reporter Michael Scotto has the story. Updated 01/30/2013 08:18 PM

Cuomo discusses new gun laws

New York State

Cuomo discusses new gun laws

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Albany Wednesday, further discussing the state's new gun legislation. Our Nick Reisman has more from the Capitol. Updated 01/30/2013 06:22 PM

AG Holder speaks on gun control at state DAs conference

New York City

AG Holder speaks on gun control at state DAs conference

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to New York to address the State District Attorneys Association's winter conference. He spoke to them about an issue getting a lot of attention at both the state and national level – gun control. YNN's Grace Rauh has the details. 01/25/2013 08:42 PM

Sheriffs Across N.Y. Take Aim at SAFE Act

Ontario County

Sheriffs Across N.Y. Take Aim at SAFE Act

Just a week-and-a-half after New York State passed some of the strictest gun laws in the country, the State Sheriffs Association has released some biting new criticism of the law. 01/25/2013 04:59 PM

Push to ban assault weapons

Washington D.C.

Push to ban assault weapons

Nearly a week after President Obama unveiled his recommendations to combat gun violence, California Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced legislation to renew an assault weapons ban she championed 20 years ago. Our Michael Scotto has the story. 01/24/2013 08:51 PM

Thousands protest at Capitol against NY SAFE Act

Albany

Thousands protest at Capitol against NY SAFE Act

Governor Cuomo is garnering a lot of criticism after passing the NY SAFE Act this week. YNN's Madeleine Rivera was at the Capitol on Saturday as thousands of people protested against the bill. Updated 01/19/2013 07:19 PM

Gun rights activists rally at state Capitol

Albany

Gun rights activists rally at state Capitol

Thousands of gun rights activists are gathering at the state Capitol in support of the Second Amendment. Our Madeleine Rivera reports from the rally. Updated 01/19/2013 12:52 PM

Busy Week Continues at Local Gun Shops

Henrietta

Busy Week Continues at Local Gun Shops

Two days after Governor Cuomo signed into law a sweeping package of gun-control measures, the jury is still out over what impact it will have on crime and how it will be enforced. One thing is certain – business is brisk at local gun shops. 01/17/2013 05:20 PM

Obama unveils gun violence measures

Washington D.C.

Obama unveils gun violence measures

President Barack Obama unveiled and signed a plan to reduce gun violence in America. It comes a month after the tragic shooting of 26 children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary. YNN's Washington, D.C. bureau reporter Erin Billups has more. Updated 01/16/2013 08:08 PM

Signed too soon?

New York State

Signed too soon?

Governor Cuomo's gun control bill is receiving criticism not just for what's in it, but also the process by which it became law. The governor waived the legislative three-day waiting period of signing the SAFE Act into law. As YNN’s Nick Reisman explains, it has some lawmakers upset. 01/16/2013 06:56 PM

Should NY stop investing in gun manufacturers?

Should NY stop investing in gun manufacturers?

New York State became the first state in the nation to pass stricter gun laws since the Webster and Newtown shootings, before President Obama's proposal. Now that the ground work has been laid down, there are questions as to whether the state should stop investing in companies that manufacture guns. YNN's Zack Fink has more. 01/16/2013 05:46 PM

Governor Signs NY SAFE Act in Rochester

Rochester

Governor Signs NY SAFE Act in Rochester

A day after signing into law a tough new anti-gun bill, Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Rochester for a ceremonial signing of the same legislation. The governor had a message for those opposed to the new regulations. Updated 01/16/2013 05:02 PM

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