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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Mayors
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater") is the highest-ranking officer in the municipal government of a town or a large urban city. - Source: Wikipedia
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined the gun control advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns and pledged to "force this issue on the national stage" as advocates try to keep the issue alive.
Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City and one of the founders of a national group to curb Second Amendment rights, now says America needs to pass immediate amnesty else face a dire fate.
Hundreds of high-volume private gun dealers are transferring tens of thousands of firearms every year over the Internet without conducting background checks, according to a report from the gun control advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns based on an investigation conducted from August to October.
Fifteen states have submitted fewer than 100 total mental health records to the federal government's instant check system, marking what gun control advocates said is a major flaw in the system.
A Rocky Mountain earthquake in the form of Tuesday's successful recall drives targeting two prominent Democrats who advocate gun control has shifted the state and national political landscape going into the 2014 elections.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is the single biggest contributor to a group that is helping two anti-gun state Democrats fend off a recall effort and save their state legislative seats, according to just-released campaign finance reports.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the chamber will likely take up a measure to expand gun-purchase background checks next year after failing to pass one in April.
Advocates for tighter gun-purchase background checks are hopeful the Senate will take another shot at a measure before year's end, but seven months after the Connecticut school shootings, it's unclear whether Democratic leaders will make their members take another politically difficult vote ahead of the 2014 midterms.
After hitting an all-time high in December, background checks run through the FBI's national instant check system have declined year-over-year for the first time since October 2011 as fervor after December's Connecticut school shooting and the government's push for new gun controls appears to be waning.
A man was arrested after reportedly assaulting two people, including a police officer, at a gun control rally in front of the New Hampshire state Capitol Tuesday.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun group has kept its word to go after vulnerable Republican seats, and launched on Friday a $350,000 ad campaign against Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor.