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New York Gun Violence

Want to Stop Gun Violence But Don't Know Where to Start? Get Educated

David F Brand | Posted 02.19.2017 | New York
David F Brand

I immersed myself in the movement to stop gun violence in order to identify concrete steps that individuals can take to challenge gun culture, promote responsibility and advocate for effective laws. Here's what I learned.

5 Reasons That New York Post Editorial on Stop And Frisk Is Bullshit

Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.20.2013 | New York
Christopher Mathias

The gist of this anonymously-sourced "journalism" is this: that a federal judge's ruling last month -- which said that the NYPD's use of stop and frisk is unconstitutional -- might be responsible for an uptick in gun violence over the last month.

Cuomo: Pols Should Ignore 'Extremists' In Gun Debate

Newsday | Yancey Roy | Posted 03.13.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- As the NRA called him "America's most anti-gun governor," Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday it would be a "dereliction" of duty if state le...

Majority Of New Yorkers Want Stricter Gun Laws

Posted 09.12.2012 | New York

In a summer marred by shootings both on the local and national scale, a new study produced by Quinnipiac University reveals 61 percent of New Yorkers ...

The Case for Forming a City-wide Task Force to Fight Firearms Traffickers and End Violence on Our Street

Abe George | Posted 10.15.2012 | New York
Abe George

As a Brooklyn native, I am sick and tired of watching parents lament the loss of their children to blood and bullets. We owe it to victims to give this a try and push our state legislature to expand the jurisdiction of this agency to fight gun violence.

How to End Violence? Get Guns Off of the Street

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Life is indeed short, but let's not make it shorter by killing one another needlessly.