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2012-12-23 05:02:47

Relationship expert Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil says a rush of horrifying events has brought the need for smarter gun control front and center. Dr. Bonnie believes we can reduce gun violence by including family members in the background screening process and addressing mental illness, degenerative brain disease, seasonal stress, and gun control loopholes. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 As the nation and the world mourn the senseless tragedy of the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre,...

2012-08-07 10:24:16

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been challenging President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to speak out about gun control, but Bloomberg declined a chance to do it himself at the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) in September, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms noted. According to CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, Bloomberg was invited to the 27(th) annual event, scheduled Sept. 28-30 in Orlando, Fla.,...

2012-07-24 10:22:48

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anti-gun New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's call for American police officers to "go on strike" in an effort to force Congress and state legislatures to push his gun prohibition agenda is "a new low in demagoguery," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. "Mayor Bloomberg has gone from bluster to blackmail with his extremist gun ban campaign," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. "He would have police...

2012-07-13 10:21:04

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Before anti-gun New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls on firearms dealers, gun shows and law-abiding citizens to stop the flow of so-called "illegal guns" to the Big Apple, he needs first to explain a gun trafficking loophole in his own city's police department, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. In an exclusive story, the New York Post reports that a 31-year-old police officer has been identified...

2012-04-13 06:22:06

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today challenged anti-gun New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to stop allowing Empire State criminals to export crime to other states, rather than blaming his city's crime problem on out-of-state gun laws. "How many crimes have been committed in other states by people from New York," queried CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. "Instead of complaining about guns imported...

2011-03-07 09:33:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- aiCIO today posted Can New York City's Most Celebrated Citizen Revolutionize its Pension System?, an inside look at controversial moves by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to revamp and further "professionalize" New York's pensions. aiCIO's Joe Flood, Paula Vasan and Kip McDaniel report that Bloomberg's goal to reform the City's pensions operation is not universally applauded. According to Flood, "Bloomberg's pincer assault to alter benefits and upgrade how...

2011-02-26 04:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms will be visiting Chicago to counter billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's campaign of fear against Prairie State firearms owners. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011 through FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011 Bloomberg has teamed up with Mayors Against Illegal Guns to send a moving billboard truck around the country claiming that 34 Americans are "murdered with guns every day." CCRKBA...

2008-10-01 09:00:03

By SARA KUGLER By Sara Kugler The Associated Press NEW YORK Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to try to reverse the term- limits law he had long supported so he can seek a third term next year and help the city emerge from financial turmoil, a person close to the mayor who has been briefed on the matter said Tuesday. Bloomberg made the decision over the weekend and will announce it Thursday, according to the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement...

2008-10-01 09:00:03

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to overturn the city's term-limits law and run for another four years in office next year. A person who has been briefed by the two-term mayor tells The Associated Press that Bloomberg will announce his intentions Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement has yet to be made. The person says Bloomberg has been wrestling with the decision for the last couple of months and made up his mind over the...

2006-07-17 13:30:46

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city's biggest union on Monday announced a preliminary new contract that will give 100,000 employees a 10 percent pay hike and cost the city about $420 million. The contract, if ratified, will run just over 32 months, from July 1, 2005 to March 2, 2008. Many of the deal's terms were revealed last week, and some fiscal monitors accused the Republican mayor of not getting city workers to work harder and accept less...