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

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:37 AM
Never grant the President authority you would not want it to have when the opposition is in power. There is nothing partisan about that and it is independent of whatever value may or may not be placed on what the President is trying to do. The ends cannot be allowed to justify means that so defy and defile our system of government..

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...