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Lawmakers in New York have agreed to pass the nation’s toughest gun control law and the country’s first since the school shooting in Newtown. Connecticut. The law calls for a very tough ban on assault weapons and provisions to make sure guns are kept out of the possession of mentally ill people if they have [...]
Hurricane Irene has caused a lot of damages that would require a lot of money to rehabilitate. The federal government might have to cover the expenses. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that his state would need at least tens of billions of dollars for repairs. Hurricane Irene came at the wrong time. At present, [...]
Supporters and opponents of same sex marriage made their last minute appeals last Sunday as state legislators are set to vote on making New York the sixth state in the United States to make gay marriage legal. Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced the measure that would make same sex marriage in New York legal. At present [...]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pushes for a bill that legalizes gay marriage in the state. It also gives several protections for religious organizations that opposed same-sex marriages. According to the Marriage Equality Act, married gay couples will have the same legal rights, protections and benefits of traditional married couples. Governor Cuomo’s bill states that [...]
It’s almost a decade since the 9/11 attack that has caused the death of thousands in New York. Last Thursday, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero and met with survivors of the tragedy. It led a wreath laying ceremony just four days after Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed. The president was joined [...]