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Don’t Tread on Us

by Erin Pihlaja January 24, 2013

National Gun Appreciation Day was recognized by thousands in Albany’s West Capitol Park on Saturday (Jan. 19) at a rally organized by a group called Guns Across America. Demonstrators unfurled banners reading “Don't Tread on ...

New York Fires First Shot

by Erin Pihlaja January 17, 2013


  On Tuesday (Jan. 15), Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature finalized the New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, making New York the first state to pass stricter gun legislation since the Newtown, Conn., school massacre. Among ...


by Jo Page July 25, 2012

I was driving, and didn’t catch who was being interviewed on YNN Monday around noontime, but the man was describing how much safer the public would be if more people carried guns. What he said ...

Remembering Reagan, Reducing Rounds

by Elyse Beaudoin April 6, 2011

Thirty years ago, John Hinckley Jr. shocked the nation with his assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. Hinckley hoped that this act would stand as ‘the greatest love offering in the history of the world’ ...

Limits to Firepower

by Laurie Lynn Fischer February 16, 2011

On Feb. 7, the Albany Common Council passed a resolution supporting federal legislation that would prohibit the transfer or possession of large-capacity ammunition feeding devices. Aimed at clips that hold 10 rounds or more, the ...