'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The national debate over gun control has spilled over into New Hampshire where Sen. Kelly Ayotte is defending her vote against stricter gun laws and deriding the Mayors Against Illegal Guns group that is attacking her as carpetbaggers who don't understand her state's voters.
The federal judge presiding over civil rights challenges to the stop-and-frisk practices of the New York Police Department has no doubt where she stands with the government.
Be careful what you wish for, the saying goes, because you might get it. Until recently, gun-fearing Senate Democrats were positively giddy about getting access to the deep pockets of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and his Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund.
Hollywood's Michael Moore couldn't gush enough about New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's nationwide push for gun control.
Big Apple Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and his band of rabid gun snatchers have targeted their victims, taken them hostage and will start bumping them off one by one. Time for negotiation has passed.
Stand aside, privacy-rights protectionists. The bombings in Boston prove the nation needs to change how it interprets the Constitution to give government greater power to protect citizens, New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said.
New York City could become the first place in America to put restrictions on smoking in line with drinking laws by raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products.
The president raged. The mayor of New York frothed. Joe Biden cried. But at the end of the day, common sense prevailed. The Senate killed the effort to unreasonably expand background checks for buyers of guns.
If City Council has its way, businesses in the Big Apple will no longer be able to check job applicants' credit histories as a means of deciding whom to hire.
A recent study by a group of researchers at the University of California at San Diego may blow a hole right through New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's theory on soda contributing to obesity.
President Obama and I have very different notions of what a family is. For liberals, the family can apparently be everything from "Heather Has Two Mommies" to "Daddy's Roommate" to Hillary Rodham Clinton's "It Takes a Village." In the opinion of electoral majorities in Kansas and 40 other states, however, that does not a family make.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other gun control advocates insisted Wednesday that both momentum and public opinion are on their side, but recent polling shows Americans turning against stricter laws as more time elapses since the Newtown shootings.
Sen. Mark L. Pryor, Arkansas Democrat, spoke out against New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's gun-control ads in his state
News outlets have reported with much fanfare that President Obama will soon fire up Air Force One and travel around the nation in campaign mode, making his case for gun control. And in its own halting way, the White House officially confirmed this Monday during the daily press briefing, where a hefty part of the questions targeted assault weapons, background check and sales, plus gun-related violence.
A spate of Democratic lawmakers are using March Madness to raise some campaign funds as the NCAA men's basketball tournament arrives in the nation's capital.
A Bloomberg spokesman said Saturday, "We did a simple search of publicly available written decisions, as the media is also free to do."
"It's wonderful!" he said during a groundbreaking ceremony for a cinema in the heart of a city, the New York Daily News reported.