A new examination of civil gun seizures in the state between 2016 and 2018 found 21 cases that were linked directly to the risk of mass shootings.
Alex YablonNew: a study find that Califronia's "red flag" gun violence restraining order process has been used to disarm at least 21 people who made mass shooting threats. None of them harmed themselves or others after their guns were seized.
How did the New York financier stay nearly untouchable for decades? Vicky Ward—who has reported extensively on Epstein, and on efforts to rehabilitate him—finds out what’s changed.
Alex YablonIn a new piece @VickyPJWard reports that New York Magazine was going to run a profile on Epstein by Michael Wolff that was killed out of fact checking concerns. Fun fact: I was the checker who killed it! One of my weirdest fact-checking experiences.
AIPAC as an organization has literally never donated any money to any candidates.
Alex YablonIlhan's comments and the reactions to it suggest that people understand political influence too much in terms of money. A few quibbles aside this a good corrective to that forward.com/news/breaking-… AIPAC's power comes more because of its members and network of access than $$
A Dallas attorney who's represented the NRA downplayed a report that a top NRA exec directed lucrative contracts to NRA friends and family — but failed to mention his own family ties to a major NRA vendor.
In recent years, a spike in murders also followed a boom in handgun production.
Alex YablonNew from me: two new studies suggest that an influx of cheap, easily accessible guns like those made by the Ring of Fire, not drug market dynamics, led to the murder wave of the late 80s and 90s
The NRA contends that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s campaign to pressure insurers and financial services companies to cut ties with the gun group could deeply harm its financial health and ability to “fulfill its advocacy objectives.”