gun control

Bump stock
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
December 18, 2018 - 12:12 pm
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
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Sandy Hook Shooting
Cloe Poisson /Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA
December 14, 2018 - 7:00 am
It's been six years since 26 students and educators were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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AP Photo/Michael Hill
December 04, 2018 - 7:26 am
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?
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November 24, 2018 - 4:19 pm
A state lawmaker is proposing a change to New York's gun laws to allow authorities to search social media for potential red flags before approving a handgun license.
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November 11, 2018 - 4:50 pm
In the wake of the most recent mass shooting at a California bar, and now that the Democrats are set to control the House, Sen. Chuck Schumer says there’s a better chance something might get done on gun control.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
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November 08, 2018 - 3:33 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a measure barring the purchase of firearms parts used to make untraceable weapons, or so-called ghost guns.
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Jewish synagogue
November 02, 2018 - 6:50 pm
Local leaders and interfaith ministers joined together Friday to introduce new legislation that would strengthen penalties against those who attack houses of worship.
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
November 02, 2018 - 5:27 pm
Two New York lawmakers are working to draft a bill that would propose a social media check before a gun purchase.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Bob Karp/The Record via USA TODAY NETWORK
October 29, 2018 - 7:22 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for a new round of gun control legislation. The Democrat said at a news conference Monday that he would be pushing for “gun safety package 2.0” following the attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The attack in Pennsylvania left 11...
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Steve Burns/WCBS 880
July 22, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Regulation banning instructions on how to 3D print a gun may no longer exist in August.
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