Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh http://wamc.org en Owls Attend Earth Day In New York http://wamc.org/post/owls-attend-earth-day-new-york <p>Earth Day was celebrated at the New York State Capitol with&nbsp;a tribute to the late Pete Seeger, and a display of live owls. Mon, 05 May 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 89726 at http://wamc.org Owls Attend Earth Day In New York NY Assemblymembers Urge Social Media Sites To Clamp Down On Gun Sales http://wamc.org/post/ny-assemblymembers-urge-social-media-sites-clamp-down-gun-sales <p>Two New York assemblymembers are calling on social media companies to ban gun sales without background checks. The legislators say the sites are being used as marketplaces for such sales, but a state firearms advocacy group says it’s a non-issue.</p><p>Democratic Assemblymembers Brian Kavanagh and Michelle Schimel have launched an online petition urging social media companies to change their user policies. Here’s New York City’s Kavanagh:</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:12:03 +0000 Allison Dunne 76519 at http://wamc.org NY Assemblymembers Urge Social Media Sites To Clamp Down On Gun Sales