In Albany, New York gun-rights groups seek to overturn last year’s gun law, requesting additional regulations in New York.
On the one-year anniversary of the SAFE Act, the groups and Democratic lawmakers stated New York should not stop at the law passed last year.
“The NY SAFE Act included crucial and widely popular provisions like background checks on all gun purchasers, a prohibition on sales of assault rifles with certain characteristics, a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, and other measures,” the groups, including New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, said in a statement.
State Legislators Against Illegal Guns-NY said it wants the Legislature to pass bills that would require additional safety storage of guns if the owners have children, require all semi-automatic handguns to have a feature that puts a code on each spent shell casing, called microstamping, and limit buyers to one handgun purchase a month.
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