The lawsuit filed in the New York Supreme Court argues that several companies, along with the shooter's parents, played roles in the 2022 shooting that killed 10 Black people and injured three others.
New York's attorney general is suing a Georgia gun accessory manufacturer for selling a magazine lock that can be easily removed to attach high-capacity magazines. The magazine lock supplied by Woodstock-based Mean Arms allowed a white gunman to insert multiple 30-round magazines to the AR-15 he used in the racist 2022 Buffalo massacre.
The 19-year-old also faces 27 charges at the federal level, one of which carries a possible death sentence. He will make an appearance in federal court this week.
The 19-year-old will be sentenced to life without parole for the state charges. He faces an additional 27 charges at the federal level, one of which carries a possible death sentence.
The May 14th Memorial Commission is a step in the state's long-term commitment to supporting and uplifting the East Side Buffalo community, officials say.
The New York attorney general's office said it reviewed thousands of pages of documents and social media content to study how the suspect used online platforms to plan and publicize the mass shooting.
In a statement to NPR, a spokesperson for the New York State Unified Court System said the defense has "neither filed a notice nor requested an extension to do so."
The new initiative is a broader effort by the Justice Department that it plans to launch across all 94 United States attorneys' offices over the next year.
The white gunman has been held without bail since his arrest after the May 14 shooting that killed 10 Black people and injured three others.
"My own historically Republican mother told me she looked up her senators and called them for the first time in her life," Liz Hanks, who leads the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action, told NPR.
It has almost no chance of becoming law as the Senate pursues negotiations focused on improving mental health programs, bolstering school security and enhancing background checks.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The Tulsa shooting raises the stakes in the gun control debate as the U.S. House prepares to pass bills in response. Our guests weigh in on how it'll impact Georgia races this fall.
Early negotiations have found bipartisan support for incentivizing states to pass laws that let authorities seize guns from individuals found to be a danger to themselves or others.
The suspect is charged with domestic terrorism motivated by hate and 10 counts of first-degree murder.
These two tragedies share similarities, including certain aspects of the suspects and how the weapons were accessed.