Tag Archives: Gun Control

Changed Views About Violence Will Come From Grass Roots

The follow is a copy of a letter published recently in the (Dundee) Observer, Finger Lakes Times, and most recently (1/30/13) in The (Penn Yan) Chronicle Express. It is reprinted here with permission of  author Jack Wilbert of Dundee. Jack … Continue reading

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The ‘Law-Abiding Citizen’

Pete Mitchell of Geneva, New York wrote the following article for his ‘In America’  column which appears in The Finger Lakes Times every other Monday. This article was published on Monday, January 21, 2013. It was posted  with Mr. Mitchell’s … Continue reading

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Snow Shovelers Threatened With A 9 MM Handgun

There was a gun related news story that that most people might not have seen. It was in last Friday’s (12/28/12) Finger Lakes Times. On Thursday a 72-year-old threatened two men with a 9 mm handgun. The two were clearing … Continue reading

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Yates SCOPE: NRA Supports Background Checks

At Rep. Reed’s Town Hall Meeting in Penn Yan on Saturday (Dec. 15), there was a brief, but important dialogue between two constituents, one who is a grandmother and a former teacher; the other, the Yates County Chairman of SCOPE … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed, Support Gun Control

Last Saturday, our Congressman, Rep. Tom Reed went to four Town Hall meeting in the district (Corning, Watkins Glen, Penn Yan and Phelps) and told those who attended that he did not support federal changes to gun laws. To him, … Continue reading

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