NY’s GOP senate passes tough gun control - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: NY’s GOP senate passes tough gun control

By PJesep
Albany : NY : USA | over 1 year ago  
Shortly before midnight Monday, New York’s Republican controlled state senate passed what is already being termed the toughest gun control in the nation. The Democratic-controlled...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • N.Y. Governor Flexes Political Muscle To Pass Tough Gun Law

      National Public Radio | over 1 year ago
    On Tuesday, New York became the first state in the nation to pass a tough new gun control law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo convinced his state's Legislature to act, even before President Obama took executive action to limit access to guns. The governor's...
  • NY guv looks to clarify gun law after concern about exemption for police

      Fox News | over 1 year ago
    FoxNews.com New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office is working on amendments to clarify the newly passed gun-control law, following complaints that it did not explicitly exempt police officers from a ban on high-capacity magazines.  The state law bans...
  • After the plan, the battle begins

      The New Zealand Herald | over 1 year ago
    Vowing to "put everything into this", President Barack Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposals in 20 years to tighten gun control in the United States, including universal background checks on anyone trying to buy a gun, and a renewed ban on...
  • Biden tells US Conference of Mayors that it is time to act on gun control

      The Hill | over 1 year ago
    Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., spoke of the Newtown, Conn., massacre as the clarion call for the administration's proposals. Newtown ... affected the public psyche in a way I've never seen before, Biden said. The image of first-graders not just...
  • NRA: NY's quick gun law passage nixed opposition

      The Boston Globe | over 1 year ago
    N.Y. (AP) The National Rifle Association says the secret negotiations and lightning-fast passage of New York's tough new gun control laws squelched the powerful gun lobby's ability to mount opposition. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he had to engineer quick...
  • New York gun ban instantly transforms law-abiding citizens into criminals

      Natural News | over 1 year ago
    Citing the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as his impetus, Cuomo made good on a promise spelled out during an emotional State of the State address earlier, in which he vowed to pass new restrictions on military look-alike rifles, semi-auto...
  • Cuomo Pledges His ‘Full Support' for Obama's Gun Proposals

      The New York Observer | over 1 year ago
    It's not just Mayor Michael Bloomberg who's offering effusive praise for President Barack Obama's gun initiatives that the White House  rolled out  today. In a statement released this afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo noted he accomplished his own gun...
  • Obama proposes sweeping gun control measures

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed sweeping gun control measures, including universal background check and ban on assault weapons, hoping that these would bring an end to deadly incidents like the Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting and...
  • New York enacts gun-control law, first since Newtown attack

      Reuters | over 1 year ago
    Topics New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the...
  • Governor Deval Patrick seeks $5m to reduce gun violence by focusing on ...

      The Boston Globe | over 1 year ago
    Ellement, Globe Staff Governor Deval Patrick today proposed a $5 million increase in mental health spending as a means to reduce gun violence, a proposal that springs from a series of mass shootings where the suspects are believed to have been...
  • New York tightens gun laws

      NewKerala | over 1 year ago
    Governor Andrew Cuomo tightened New York's gun-control laws on Tuesday, making it the first state in the US to do so following the December shootout at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26 people. Cuomo signed the bill less than an hour...
  • New York becomes first US state to pass gun-control law

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    36 Washington: New York has become the first state to pass a gun control law, which is the toughest in the nation, since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre last month. Acting one month and a day since the rampage that left 20 children...
  • How to talk about guns

      NY Daily News | over 1 year ago
    AFP/Getty Images Protesters descend on the offices of the NRA. I recently had a debate on gun control with a colleague on television. It was one of dozens following the tragic mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. After I pressed him on some fast and loose...
  • New York state adopts toughest gun laws in U.S.

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    New York became the first state since the Newtown, Conn., school massacre to tighten gun laws, passing a wide-ranging bill Tuesday cracking down on assault weapons and ammunition that lawmakers say should set an example for Washington as it tackles...
  • L.A. Could Ban Possession of High-Capacity Ammo

      Laist | over 1 year ago
    Could Ban Possession of High-Capacity Ammo Gun control law and all its facets is a hot button issue around the nation these days, and Los Angeles is no exception. Tuesday City Councilman Paul Krekorian introduced a motion proposing a ban on the...
  • Cuomo signs N.Y. gun control law

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday signed into law what supporter said would be the nation's toughest gun-control law. Cuomo, a Democrat who pressed hard for the sweeping bill's passage, put his signature on the Secure Ammunition and Firearms...
  • N.Y. OKs gun law; gun victims demand Wal-Mart drop assault weapons

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    The state of New York on Tuesday approved legislation to curb the sale of assault weapons and ammunition, as victims of gun violence joined other protesters at a Wal-Mart parking lot in Connecticut to demand the retailer stop selling guns similar to...
  • New York Now Home To Nation's Strictest Gun Laws

      NY1 | over 1 year ago
    Following hours of debate and eventual passage in the State Assembly, Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed off on a bill making New York's gun laws the strictest in the nation. The bill signing came on the heels of a 104-43 vote in the lower house.
  • Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With NY In Passing ...

      The Hartford Courant | over 1 year ago
    The idea, Sharkey and the other leaders said, is to coordinate efforts of various legislative committees to pass a comprehensive bill promptly. Observers say the first legislation to be passed will likely seek to expand the state's existing ban on...
  • Critics assail Cuomo's gun deal as secret, rushed

      SF Gate | over 1 year ago
    N.Y. (AP) Good-government groups and rank-and-file lawmakers criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for pushing his stricter gun control measures into law through secret meetings with a few legislators, and without time for close review or public comment. The...
  • New York enacts gun-control law, first since Newtown attack

      GMA News | over 1 year ago
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. The bill passed the...
  • Leadership on Guns

      New York Observer | over 1 year ago
    With commendable leadership and urgency, Gov. Cuomo and legislators from both parties have seized the initiative on gun control, drafting legislation designed to crack down on ownership of assault weapons and keep firearms out of the hands of the...
  • Gov. Cuomo signs gun control bill

      NY Daily News | over 1 year ago
    Jumping out ahead of Washington, New York enacted the nation's toughest gun restrictions Tuesday and the first since the Connecticut school shooting, including an expanded assault-weapon ban and mandatory background checks for buying ammunition.
  • New York governor signs gun control law

      Al Jazeera English | over 1 year ago
    38 Andrew Cuomo, the state governor, signed the law shortly after it cleared the legislature on Tuesday [Reuters] The governor of New York state, Andrew Cuomo, on Tuesday signed into law one of America's toughest gun control measures, the first to be...
  • Obama to present gun violence proposals Wednesday

      KTUV | over 1 year ago
    This Jan. 14, 2103 file photo shows President Barack Obama gesturing as he answers questions from members of the media during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Confronting a deeply divided Congress, President Barack...
  • Don't Be Fooled By New York; Gun Control Faces Long Odds In States, Too

      National Public Radio | over 1 year ago
    If you didn't know any better, you might think that even if new gun control proposals from President Obama become stalled in Washington's gridlock, the states will rush in to fill the void. After all, under its Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York...
  • Tougher Gun Law in New York

      The New York Times | over 1 year ago
    Cuomo, a Democrat who had loudly and repeatedly demanded the Legislature enact new restrictions on guns in the wake of the Newtown shooting, was expected to sign the legislation into law later Tuesday. The State Senate, controlled by a coalition of...
  • NY to OK 1st state gun law since Newtown massacre

      Seattle Post Intelligencer | over 1 year ago
    N.Y. (AP) New York lawmakers were preparing to approve the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands...
  • Newtown: Obama To Unveil Gun Proposals

      Sky News | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama will unveil "a package of concrete proposals" to curb gun violence on Wednesday, the White House has said. Vice President Joe Biden, who Mr Obama directed to lead a panel tasked with creating the proposals, will join the...
  • New York to pass first gun control bill since Newtown shooting

      CNN | over 1 year ago
    The Democratic-controlled Assembly, which has been largely in favor of tight gun laws, is expected to take up the measure early Tuesday afternoon. If passed, it will be the nation's first gun control bill passed since last month's massacre in Newtown,...
  • New York approves tough gun control law

      Russia Today | over 1 year ago
    A laid-off designer fatally shot a former co-worker in the head outside the Empire State Building before he was killed by police...The bill also brings forth new requirements that will keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. This is a scourge...
  • New York lawmakers approve new gun bill -- first since Newtown

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    New York became the first state to take legislative action to combat gun violence in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre as the state Senate passed a bill that would crack down on assault weapons, ban high-capacity magazines and outlaw...
  • New York Agrees To Implement The First Sweeping Gun Control Laws After The ...

      BusinessInsider | over 1 year ago
    The New York Senate on Monday passed the first sweeping new gun measures since the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., last month. The bill will be taken up by the New York assembly this morning and is expected to pass easily into law. The...
  • Gun Bill Wins Over State Senate, Awaits Assembly

      NY1 | over 1 year ago
    Members of the State Assembly today are set to vote on the Senate-approved measure creating the toughest gun control laws in the country. Senators passed the New York Safe Act late last night by a vote of 43-18...The bill includes an outright ban on...
  • Obama weighs 19 executive actions on gun control, faces resistance

      Fox News | over 1 year ago
    FoxNews.com President Obama is weighing as many as 19 different gun control measures that he could take without congressional approval, as he prepares to unveil a comprehensive plan to address gun violence amid claims from Republicans that he's...
  • Whatcom's state lawmakers offer no clear path to new gun laws

      The Bellingham Herald | over 1 year ago
    State legislators representing Whatcom County have no specific proposals and in some cases express no clear position on gun regulations as they head into the 2013 session this week. Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, whose 40th District includes...
  • Democrats eyeing White House in 2016 are championing new gun laws

      Washington Post | over 1 year ago
    The Washington Post For the first time in more than a decade, Democratic presidential aspirants see a political advantage in championing far-reaching restrictions on guns . In Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley rolled out a sweeping plan Monday to ban...
  • New York leads the way

      NY Daily News | over 1 year ago
    Skip Dickstein/Albany Times Union Gov. Cuomo pushed on guns and secured a tremendous victory for the people. Exactly a month after the unspeakable carnage in Newtown, the sweeping gun safety bill proposed by Gov. Cuomo should put the National Rifle...
  • New York becomes first US state to enact new gun control laws

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    New York on Tuesday became the first state in the US to take steps to enact tough new laws to confront growing gun violence in schools in the country, by imposing new restrictions on assault weapons. The state senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of...
  • Obama talks gun limits, NY to pass new law

      Taiwan News | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama is weighing 19 steps to curb gun violence that he could enact without approval from a deeply divided Congress, congressional officials said, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was poised to sign a bill that could create the...
  • New York moves toward tough post-massacre gun law

      DAWN | over 1 year ago
    Another massacre occurred on Dec 14, 2012 at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. New York has taken a big step toward becoming the first US state to enact tough new restrictions on assault weapons in the wake of the elementary...
  • N.Y. Senate passes gun control law package

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    The New York state Assembly planned Tuesday to follow the Senate in backing gun laws that would be the first enacted since the Newtown, Conn., school shootings. The state Senate, controlled by a coalition of Republicans and some Democrats, voted 43-...
  • NY Assembly to give final OK to gun bill Tuesday

      SF Gate | over 1 year ago
    N.Y. (AP) New York's Democrat-led Assembly gaveled out before midnight Monday night and will take up landmark gun control on Tuesday morning. The measure is expected to easily pass the Assembly when it convenes Tuesday at 10 a.m. The Senate run by a...
  • Gun Control Bill Moves Through State Legislature

      NY1 | over 1 year ago
    A comprehensive, 78-page gun control package was approved by the State Senate late Monday, and its passage by the full Legislature will make it the first in the nation since the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn. The State Senate passed the...
  • N.Y. Senate passes gun control legislation and sends measure to Assembly

      Record | over 1 year ago
    New York's Senate where Republicans hold strong sway has approved what supporters say will be the toughest gun laws in the nation. Sen. Jeffrey Klein, who sponsored the law with bipartisan support, praised co-leader Senate Republican leader Dean...
  • Albany gun-control bill expected to pass Monday night

      NY Daily News | over 1 year ago
    Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers reached a deal Monday to strengthen the state's gun laws, leaving New York poised to become the first state to take legislative action following the Connecticut school slaughter. The legislative package would expand the state'...
  • New York poised to be 1st to pass post-massacre gun bill

      The Dallas Morning News | over 1 year ago
    Days after calling for an overhaul of gun control in New York following the Connecticut school shooting, Gov. Andrew Cuomo worked out a tough proposal on gun control with legislative leaders, who expected to pass one of the nation's most restrictive...
  • Gun-law push faces slow start in most states

      USA Today | over 1 year ago
    The District of Columbia, which already has strict gun laws, has no plans to further tighten them...EST January 14, 2013 More than three-fourths of the states have no plans to weigh new gun laws this year...Eleven states are considering new gun laws...
  • NY poised to be 1st to pass post-massacre gun bill

      Boston.com | over 1 year ago
    N.Y. (AP) Only days after calling for an overhaul of gun control in New York following the Connecticut school shooting, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a tough proposal on gun control is ready to become law. Cuomo said lawmakers now have a gun...
  • New N.Y. gun laws 'on fast track'

      The Washington Times | over 1 year ago
    A key New York Senate leader and the Assembly speaker said they expect the state Legislature to vote Monday to enact what would be the first gun-control measure passed since last month's Connecticut school shootings. I think when all is said and done,...


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.