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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon October 13, 2014

"The Second Amendment: A Biography" By Michael Waldman

    

  The Second Amendment was written to calm public fear that the new national government would crush the state militias made up of all (white) adult men—who were required to own a gun to serve.

In The Second Amendment: A Biography, Michael Waldman recounts the raucous public debate that has surrounded the amendment from its inception to the present.

Waldman is the president of the prestigious Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.

New York News
9:45 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

TSA Confiscates Gun From Plattsburgh Passenger

Gun confiscated at Plattsburgh International Airport
Credit TSA

Transportation Security Administration officials confiscated a loaded gun from a passenger’s carry on baggage at the Plattsburgh International Airport checkpoint.

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Central New York News
4:41 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Man Charged With Threatening Police Officers And Their Families

A Central New York man has been charged after allegedly making threats to harm police officers and their families.

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Hudson Valley News
6:57 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Putnam County Officials Say No to Releasing Gun Permit Records

Officials from Putnam County, supported by two state lawmakers, came together Thursday saying they will not release the names and addresses of legal, pistol permit holders in Putnam County, despite having been presented with a Freedom of Information Law request for the information. Their decision comes after The Journal News, a lower Hudson Valley newspaper, published such information from Rockland and Westchester Counties less than two weeks ago, using an online, interactive gun map.  The issue has since become highly controversial.

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Hudson Valley News
3:01 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Publication of Gun Map Stirs Debate

A newspaper and online publication in the Hudson Valley has made headlines coast-to-coast for an interactive map it published online. That map indicates the names and addresses of all pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties, with Putnam County to come. The publication of the map has elicited outcry, and started a national discourse on many topics, ranging from privacy to safety to the public’s right to know.  

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