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Planning a Defense for Violence on the Basketball Court
Version of 'Occupy' Seeks to Deter Brooklyn Gun Violence
Guns for Cash at Brooklyn Church
Shedding Gun Stocks Would Be Complex
NYC's Rules on Mental Illness and Guns
Assault Weapon? Sporting Rifle? A Big Seller by Any Name
Beyond the NRA: Pro-gun Groups Aren't in Lock-Step
Packing Heat: Meet a Concealed Carrier
Gun Violence in the Birthplace of Gun Industry
Are New York City's Gun Laws the Next Target?
A special investigative look at the effect of gun politics on the gun industry and policing in New York City
Focusing on the rise in shootings citywide masks deep differences across precincts. Most have seen neither no increase or a decline in shooting victims.
While New York's gun murder rate is lower than most big cities', it's our low firearm suicide rate that makes gun violence half as likely in the city than in the United States as a whole.
The city's largest retirement fund is looking at shedding gun stocks. The NRA, meanwhile, says the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy shows what a world without gun control.
Use our database to learn more about the 1,875 federally licensed firearms dealers in New York State.
The leading gun lobby group called for armed guards in every school in America.
The leading gun lobby group says it will hold a major press briefing later this week.
This article is reported in collaboration with the Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund, which has also supported City Limits’s coverage of policing in New York.
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Conservatives want armed guards in the schools. Some liberals want to call in the National Guard if school violence threatens. What do those at risk—kids in school—say we should do after Newtown?
What proportion of suicides and homicides involve guns? Research assistance for this project was provided by Arielle Concilio.
Source of Crime Guns Recovered in New York State. Research assistance for this project was provided by Arielle Concilio.