Tag Archive: New York

Mar 22 2016

Cruz Calls for Special Police to “Patrol & Secure Muslim Neighborhoods”

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Terrible news out of Brussels, Belgium, today as ISIS claims responsibility for attacks that have killed at least 30 and injured about 230 more. The 2016 Presidential candidates have already taken to various media outlets to give statements about the attacks and give their condolences to the friends and families of the victims. Ted Cruz, …

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Jan 03 2015

Hoodie Ban Could Cost You $500 in Fines (Or Jail Time)

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Laws associating hoods with crimes are nothing new. Oklahoma already has a law on the books banning the use of hoods during a crime. Many similar laws – like this law from 1923 – are associated with the Klu Klux Klan. Fast forward to today, when protesters are taking to the streets more than ever, …

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Sep 29 2014

Moms Demand Action Leader Promotes Nazi “Wisdom”

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Moms Demand Action is at it again, this time singing the praises of Nazi Joseph Goebbels – the Reich Minister of Propaganda. This particular incident involved the New York Chapter leader, Alison A. Martin, stating that Goebbels’ Nazi views were little nuggets of wisdom. Martin has since deleted her original Twitter account (@allyexaminer) and created …

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Jul 07 2014

Footloose: NYPD Cracks Down on Illegal Subway Dancers

Kevin Bacon would be very disappointed in the New York City Police Department and their decision to crack down on subway dancers. Police have arrested over 240 people for dancing for change in the city’s subways this year, as opposed to less than 40 arrests by this time last year. The reasoning? “Broken windows” – …

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Mar 29 2014

Police to Begin Inspecting Homes For “Illegal Tenants”

The community of Westbury, NY has announced the creation of a new police task force to inspect people’s homes unannounced in search of “illegal tenants.” The town of 15,000 will hire two new police officers and recently held a town meeting about the new “zero tolerance policy” against renting rooms illegally. The task force – …

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Mar 21 2014

Maryland Takes Aim at Gun Confiscation

A new bill introduced by the Maryland state legislature would have have the state join the ranks of Connecticut, New York, Illinois, and California in threatening – and enacting – gun confiscation. But remember, no one is coming to take your guns. Del. Luiz Simmons (D-Montgomery) introduced HB0623 back on January 30th, though it has …

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Mar 08 2014

Judge Orders Release of Gun Owners’ Records to Newspaper

You might remember Journal News as the New York-based newspaper that published the names and addresses of concealed carry permit holders in two counties. The story came with an interactive map so readers could see exactly where their neighborhood gun owners were located. The information was obtained through Freedom of Information requests that the paper …

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Mar 04 2014

Facebook to Ban Gun-Themed Pages

Facebook is currently debating a change in policy that would ban all gun-themed fan pages from the social networking site. According to VentureBeat, Facebook has been under immense pressure from gun control groups Moms Demand Action and Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The proposed ban is due to fans allegedly offering to buy, sell, and …

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Jan 03 2014

NY Residents to Fire Shots in Protest of SAFE Act

When colonists faced gun confiscation by the British in 1775, they confronted their enemies at the Concord Bridge with “the shot heard ’round the world.” Approximately 75,000 New Yorkers are planning to do the same in protest of the New York SAFE Act. “The Shot Heard ‘Round New York State” is being organized by the …

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Jan 02 2014

Federal Judge Rules NY SAFE Act “Constitutional”

A federal judge has ruled that the New York SAFE Act – passed in response to Sandy Hook – does not infringe on Second Amendment rights despite banning “assault style” rifles, high capacity magazines, creating new registries, allowing (and promoting) gun confiscation, and limiting firearms to seven rounds. Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny, …

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