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New York enacts first gun control law since Newtown attack

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Reuters: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures.

The bill passed the Democratic-led Assembly on Tuesday afternoon, a day after sweeping through the Republican-majority Senate.

The bill expands the state's ban on assault weapons, puts limits on ammunition capacity and has new measures to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.

 

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