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NY seals 1st state gun laws since Newtown massacre

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MaxVirtus

over 1 year ago

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Source: The Houston Chronicle/AP


January 15, 2013


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    MarlyB

    over 1 year ago

    4876 Comments

    "A lot of people say, 'Why do you need these guns?'" said Assemblyman James Tedisco, a Schenectady Republican. "It's part of the freedoms and liberties we have. ... It's for our public safety. It's to protect us from our own government."

    He said the bill was dangerous because it would give people a "false sense of well-being."

    "You are using innocent children killed by a madman for your own political agenda," he said. "You are actually making people less safe."

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    mz66

    over 1 year ago

    3718 Comments

    Definitely an impotent, knee-jerk reaction. However, I blame the NRA. If they weren't so adept at scaring the US Congress away from sensible measures, there'd be little reason for the states to pass do-nothing measures such as this.

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    IowaNinersFan

    over 1 year ago

    15116 Comments

    Bump to all responses. Another feel good law that does nothing but punishes law abiding citizens.

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    darsavmo

    over 1 year ago

    11344 Comments

    Glad I don't live in NY nor do I have any interest in visiting...

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    cakdep1

    over 1 year ago

    2930 Comments

    Way to fast in the law making since the investigation into what really happened and how is not complete yet!

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    MaxVirtus

    over 1 year ago

    12768 Comments

    This is a half baked measure that something effective has been done....when it has not!

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    sargeNcharge

    over 1 year ago

    584 Comments

    let the overeactions begin....the criminal will just say " i'll just have to carry more clips "..duh..no matter how many laws you pass the criminal will still break them. how about sharpening the "teeth" to existing laws like actually carrying out the death penalty,no more early releases for crimes commited with a gun, or illegal possession,or purchase.ect....don't overeach and punish good citizens instead of the few who terrorize soo many.....

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    Anonymous

    over 1 year ago

    Political Smoke & Mirrors. What criminal is going to stop using a weapon or magazine so he doesn't get charged with a misd if he is commiting murder, agg assault, rape, armed robbery, kidnapping, etc.? Stop the revolving door of our justice system and punish the criminal, not the citizens who just own a weapon or magazine.

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    Jonas

    over 1 year ago

    41144 Comments

    "At what point do you say, 'No more innocent loss of life'?" Of course it's all the gun's fault.

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