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Governor Cuomo defends SAFE Act

New York

Governor Cuomo defends SAFE Act

Governor Andrew Cuomo is firing back, disputing claims the New York SAFE Act was rushed into law. 03/04/2013 10:05 PM

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 More than a month after the measure known as the SAFE Act was passed, opponents remain committed to getting it repealed and they are hoping to show strength in numbers at a rally planned for later this week.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

Officials voice concern over NY SAFE Act

Onondaga County

Officials voice concern over NY SAFE Act

Onondaga County may be the next county to call for a change to New York's SAFE Act. The Sheriff's Office held a news conference Friday morning to discuss their approach to the gun control issue. Our Brad Vivacqua reports. 02/22/2013 12:07 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

Madison County Legislature opposes NY SAFE Act

Wampsville

Madison County Legislature opposes NY SAFE Act

Many local municipalities have taken a stance on the issue of gun control. Tuesday, it was Madison County's turn to pass a resolution opposing the SAFE Act. 02/12/2013 06:05 PM

Groups rally over gun laws in Albany

New York

Groups rally over gun laws in Albany

Hundreds of people on both sides of the gun control debate rallied at the State Capitol. YNN’s Lori Chung reports. Updated 02/12/2013 05:15 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

Gun supporters protest SAFE Act

Norwich

Gun supporters protest SAFE Act

Despite chilly weather and snow on the ground, people in Chenango County got out on Saturday to protest the New York SAFE Act. As our Elyse Mickalonis tells us, they think the state already had strict gun control laws and they think lawmakers should focus on other issues. Updated 02/09/2013 06:38 PM

Oswego County opposes SAFE Act

Oswego County

Oswego County opposes SAFE Act

Oswego County legislators say the New York SAFE Act is a violation of Second Amendment rights. That's why they're calling for its repeal. The SAFE Act was passed in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings in an effort to curb gun violence. As our Katie Gibas reports, Oswego now joins several other municipalities in saying the legislation wasn't well thought out. Updated 02/07/2013 06:08 PM

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

NYSP present information meeting on SAFE Act

Binghamton

NYSP present information meeting on SAFE Act

Gun owners face a number of new restrictions under the New York SAFE Act. The new law was passed just two weeks ago. Law enforcement officials visited the Southern Tier Tuesday to help answer questions about the law. Our Melissa Kakareka tells us whether or not the meeting was enough to satisfy everyone's concerns. Updated 01/29/2013 06:14 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

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

Does NY SAFE Act do more harm than good for mental health?

New York

Does NY SAFE Act do more harm than good for mental health?

New York's SAFE Act set the stage for the national debate on gun laws. One of the provisions requires mental health providers to report any person who is likely to harm themselves or others. As our Katie Gibas reports, many experts are worried it will do more harm than good. Updated 01/21/2013 04:10 PM

Gun control legislation

New York

Gun control legislation

Gun control has been in the headlines this week after Governor Cuomo signed sweeping new legislation in New York, plus a new lawsuit in the deadly Colorado Theater Shooting. Here to talk about the case is our Legal Eagle, Paul DerOhannesian. 01/20/2013 01:47 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

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