Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United States

21 April 2009

Associated Press

ALBANY, New York — Two New York state legislators want to require the renewal of handgun licenses every five years. Sen. Eric Schneiderman and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin said Tuesday that the proposal is inspired by the recent fatal shootings at an immigrant community center in Binghamton. They say it's time to reform the "dangerous lifetime permit system." They say current laws don't require a review of a gun owner's subsequent criminal convictions or mental... (

Read More: Associated Press