Ryan Jerome was enjoying his first trip to New York City on business when the former Marine Corps gunner walked up to a security officer at the Empire State Building and asked where he should check his gun. That was when Jerome’s nightmare began.
New York State Senator Patty Ritchie (R-Heuvelton) has sent a letter to officials at Wal Mart, asking why Wal Mart stores in New York apparently require customers to present a state pistol permit when buying handgun ammunition.
The opening half of a National Public Radio show was given solely to one of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's cronies - John Feinblatt, the city's Criminal Justice Coordinator. The first words out of Feinblatt's mouth, advocating closing the so-called 'Gun Show Loophole' during that segment were provably false.
The New York Assembly continues to chip away this evening on a package of bills to combat gun violence. The legislation would help police investigate illegal firearms, prohibit felons from buying guns, require child-proof devices on guns, and banning advanced firearms and ammunition used to kill police officers, according to the Assembly.
When Jiverly Wong walked into a Binghamton immigrant services center this month and killed 13 people, he was legally permitted to have the 9 mm and .45-caliber handguns used in the rampage. But that might not have been the case if state law had required him to periodically renew his gun license, contends (sic)...