Supporters of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns movement held a rally to honor recent victims of gun violence. The problem? Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the Boston bombing suspects, was among the names on the victims list.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the director of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns were sent letters containing ricin according to preliminary tests. The New York City Police Department said the letters threatened the mayor and had references to the gun law debate. Those who were in contact with the letters are asymptomatic at this time.