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

renny4 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 5:58 AM
NY State already had the toughest gun law in the US. Has it stopped gun violence and murders? No. Wil the "new" legislation affect crime? No. But Dems will feel even better about themselves.

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...