Gotham Gazette Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more. http://www.gothamgazette.com/component/tags/tag/new-york-state-rifle-and-pistol-association 2017-10-20T16:32:39+00:00 Webmaster webmaster@gothamgazette.com SAFE Act Haunts Movement on Gun Safety Legislation 2015-05-18T01:42:51+00:00 2015-05-18T01:42:51+00:00 http://www.gothamgazette.com/?id=5728:safe-act-haunts-movement-on-gun-safety-legislation Super User <p><img src="http://www.gothamgazette.com/images/graphics/2014/03/students_NYAGV.jpg" alt="students NYAGV" height="326" width="600" /></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Student activists in Albany (photo: @NYAGV1)</span></p> <hr /> <p>Earlier this month, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence brought 150 school children from the Bronx and Harlem to Albany to recite poetry, sing songs, and perform skits about the impact gun violence has on their daily lives.</p> <p>They didn't get the warmest of welcomes. Kicked out of the space they had booked - the very public well of the legislative office building - they were forced into a hearing room. They were replaced in the well by a wine tasting.</p> <p><img src="http://www.gothamgazette.com/images/graphics/2014/03/students_NYAGV.jpg" alt="students NYAGV" height="326" width="600" /></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Student activists in Albany (photo: @NYAGV1)</span></p> <hr /> <p>Earlier this month, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence brought 150 school children from the Bronx and Harlem to Albany to recite poetry, sing songs, and perform skits about the impact gun violence has on their daily lives.</p> <p>They didn't get the warmest of welcomes. Kicked out of the space they had booked - the very public well of the legislative office building - they were forced into a hearing room. They were replaced in the well by a wine tasting.</p>