Category Archives: Guns

Look to New Zealand for a real leader: Jacinda Ardern

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Christchurch writes in the Guardian: ’Real leaders do exist‘: That was March 19, 2019. Remember? Jacinda Ardern uses solace and steel to guide a broken nation. The 38-year-old prime minister has been tested like no other … Continue reading

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Background Checks for all Gun Sales

Washington has finally noticed that 97% of Americans favor passage of comprehensive background checks for all gun sales. A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives – 5 Democrats and 5 Republicans – just introduced a universal background check bill.  H.R. 8 … Continue reading

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‘I don’t want prayers. I don’t want thoughts. I want gun control.’

Submitted by Bob Brody: Thousand Oaks parent:’I don’t want prayers. I don’t want thoughts. I want gun control.’ Dear Friends, A 28-year-old veteran walked into the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California and killed 12 and injured a … Continue reading

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Being Drilled for Armed Killer Opening Kindergarten Door

By Charline Spektor (with permission).  She was the owner of Bookhampton stores and is now a Grandma. My grandson began public school kindergarten a few weeks ago. He is so excited, and he comes home to tell “the best thing … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Hate Crimes

Devastatingly awful. The rise of hate crimes & Trump’s vitriol are not independent or coincidental. It’s not the media, it starts in the oval office and trickles down. Trump (and his minions) ↓ VITRIOL HATE direct INSTRUCTIONS for violence ↓ … Continue reading

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The Truth About Lee Zeldin’s Record

October 1, 2018                                                                by Jacquelyn Gavron and Amy Turner … Continue reading

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10 REASONS WOMEN MUST #FlipThe1st!

Issue #2: August, 2018                                 by Jacquelyn Gavron and Amy Turner    Lee Zeldin repeatedly votes for laws that jeopardize the health and financial wellbeing of … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin’s ‘Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act’ Puts Your Kids at Risk

Currently, New York sets its own rules for who can carry a hidden, loaded handgun in public – as it should be. Lee Zeldin’s project, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, would take our rights away so that states with weaker … Continue reading

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Gershon vs. Zeldin on Gun Legislation

Printed as a Letter to the Editor in The Independent, Oct. 3, 2018 More Guns? Thank you for printing “Zeldin and Gershon Square Off,” so that voters know where each candidate stands on various topics. One important issue that was … Continue reading

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Zeldin Puts Our Community At Risk by Undermining NY Gun Laws

Printed as Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, September 20, 2018 Gun Laws To the Editor: Lee Zeldin receives an A rating from the National Rifle Association, and to give him his due, he has certainly earned … Continue reading

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Flip the House — Defeat Zeldin!

By Jacquelyn Gavron & Amy Turner, July 19, 2018 New York’s First Congressional District (NY-1), historically a swing district, is represented by Lee Zeldin (R). He was initially elected with Tea Party support and is an unwavering Trump loyalist with … Continue reading

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3 D Printable Guns

From Linda James: Wednesday could prove to be a landmark day in the gun debate. That’s when people can start legally downloading blueprints for 3D-printable guns. The implications of this could be historic. Do-it-yourself firearms don’t have serial numbers and are untraceable. Supporters say the … Continue reading

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Introducing #MarchForOurLives Long Island

Gabrielle and James – youth leaders in MFOL at rally Huntington Rally Huntington Rally Town Hall Project organized at Knox School If you are like me, you probably don’t know what #MarchForOurLives has been doing right here in our home … Continue reading

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Stricter Gun Laws Can Reduce Deaths

Proud to be a Cornell Alumnus! These are my medical students! As published in the latest issue of Weill Cornell Medicine:  and found under the title “Weill Cornell Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Medical College Renaming”, scroll down to “Stricter Gun … Continue reading

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We Are Not Stuck With Zeldin

Fight Back East Hampton May 21, 2018 To the Editor, I want to live in an America that strives to be the best it can be, an America that does not look backward with blinders on and pine for illusory … Continue reading

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March for our Lives – SAG HARBOR

Today was another huge day with rallies across the country to protest inaction on gun laws and to protest for the very right to go to school without being afraid of being gunned down. What have we become?  A murderous … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

Published recently in the Western Edition of the SH Press. A short count of Lee Zeldin’s ways: 6/3/2015: Lee Zeldin voted YES—(HR 2578: Massie amendment) to restrict the ability of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, to regulate the sale … Continue reading

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The Trumpist from Suffolk County

  Perry Gershon, Democratic Candidate for New York’s First Congressional District   Published by Medium.com March 7th 2018 Traveling across Suffolk County, I’ve seen how disappointed and frustrated people are with Congressman Lee Zeldin. I’m hearing how they want someone in … Continue reading

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Six Simple Gun Safety Measures

        A simple list of 6 gun safety measures that are supported by the vast majority of Americans, courtesy of Everytown.org : Where does your representative stand on policies that are proven to save lives? Do you … Continue reading

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Don’t vote Republican: it is a Matter of Life or Death

Photo credit:  https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/parkland-shooting/553778/ Letter to the Editor in the Southampton Press, Feb 22nd 2018, by James Ewing: The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was the 239th school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012 and overall there have … Continue reading

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