Gun Show http://wamc.org en NY, gun show operator agree on monitoring rules http://wamc.org/post/ny-gun-show-operator-agree-monitoring-rules <p></p><p></p><p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York authorities and a major gun show operator have worked out new rules to make sure weapon sales are properly tracked and done safely.</p><p>Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Friday the "Model Gun Show Procedures" will be in place for this weekend's show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.</p><p>That show is run by the New York State Arms Collectors Association Inc., which also puts on the Syracuse Gun Show at the state fairgrounds in April.</p> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 00:59:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 56558 at http://wamc.org NY, gun show operator agree on monitoring rules Vermont Gun Show to Require Checks on All Buyers http://wamc.org/post/vermont-gun-show-require-checks-all-buyers <p></p><p></p><p>Organizers of a gun show in South Burlington say people who sell firearms from their private collections will be required to do background checks on potential buyers.<br><br>The Green Mountain Gun Show will be held this weekend. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 01:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55995 at http://wamc.org Vermont Gun Show to Require Checks on All Buyers Gun Show Will Go On In Spa City Despite Post-Sandy Hook Opposition http://wamc.org/post/gun-show-will-go-spa-city-despite-post-sandy-hook-opposition <p></p><p></p><p>With gun control in the National spotlight, scores of protesters are expected to greet gun enthusiasts when they arrive at an upstate New York venue that's hosting a firearms show this weekend. Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:13:38 +0000 Dave Lucas 55568 at http://wamc.org Gun Show Will Go On In Spa City Despite Post-Sandy Hook Opposition Gun Show Will Go On In N.Y. Town Despite Post-Sandy Hook Opposition http://wamc.org/post/gun-show-will-go-ny-town-despite-post-sandy-hook-opposition "City Center officials announced Wednesday that this weekend's Saratoga Arms Fair will go on as scheduled, despite pleas from opponents who want the event canceled," <a href="http://saratogian.com/articles/2013/01/09/news/doc50ed8b33b2dbb728204368.txt?viewmode=fullstory" target="_blank">the local <em>Saratogian</em> reports</a>.<p>As<a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/01/08/168876149/new-york-town-up-in-arms-as-gun-show-approaches" target="_blank"><em> All Things Considered</em> reported Tuesday</a>, the gun show has been held in the city's public exhibition space several times a year since 1984. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 55386 at http://wamc.org Gun Show Will Go On In N.Y. Town Despite Post-Sandy Hook Opposition Vermont Gun Show to Sell Assault Guns Despite Request http://wamc.org/post/vermont-gun-show-sell-assault-guns-despite-request <p></p><p></p><p>The organizers of a Vermont gun show say they will allow the display and sale of assault weapons despite a request by the mayor of Barre that the weapons not be displayed in the aftermath of last month's school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55328 at http://wamc.org Vermont Gun Show to Sell Assault Guns Despite Request Saratoga Gun Show Will Go On http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-gun-show-will-go <p></p><p></p><p>Last night, the Saratoga Springs city council passed a non-binding resolution urging exhibitors at an upcoming gun show to refrain from selling weapons similar to those used in the Newtown shootings.&nbsp;</p><p>Susan Steer is a local nurse who brought the issue to a hotpoint following the Sandy Hook massacre.&nbsp;&nbsp; Steer called the City Center and was told there was no plan to cancel the gun show. She began an online petition, which racked up hundreds of local signatures and comments in favor of calling off the event.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 23:16:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 55018 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Gun Show Will Go On