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It Begins: New York State Passes First Gun Control Law Since Sandy Hook

Lars795 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 12:23 AM
But what are they going to do about those that CAUSE the violence? Next up, taking away all sharp pointy objects. Taking away anything that can be used to hit with. That still leaves a 200 pound man beating or killing a 90 pound old lady and getting a slap on the wrist.

Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) has just passed into law (in the words of the Associated Press) the nation’s toughest gun restrictions” since the deadly massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School:

Jumping out ahead of Washington, New York state enacted the nation's toughest gun restrictions Tuesday and the first since the Connecticut school massacre, including an expanded assault-weapon ban and background checks for buying ammunition.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law less than an hour after it won final passage in the Legislature, with supporters hailing it as a model for the nation and gun-rights activists condemning it...