Bill Called ‘Toughest Gun Control Package In The Nation’ Passed By New York Senate


andrew-cuomoDays after calling for an overhaul of gun control in New York following the Connecticut school shooting, Gov. Andrew Cuomo worked out a tough proposal on gun control with legislative leaders who promised to pass the most restrictive gun law in the nation.

The measure passed the Senate 43-18 on the strength of support from Democrats, many of whom previously sponsored the bills that were once blocked by Republicans.

The Democrat-led Assembly gaveled out before midnight and planned to take the issue up at 10 a.m. Tuesday. It is expected to pass easily.

“This is a scourge on society,” Cuomo said Monday night, one month after the Newtown, Conn., shooting that took the lives of 20 first graders and six educators. “At what point do you say, ‘No more innocent loss of life.”‘

“It is well-balanced, it protects the Second Amendment,” said Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos of Long Island. “And there is no confiscation of weapons, which was at one time being considered.

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  1. “At what point do you say, ‘No more innocent loss of life.’”

    Right Mr. Cuomo. Thats why we need to be able to defend ourselves. You are causing deaths.

    “At what point do you say, ‘No more innocent loss of life.’”

    So why do you support the killing of innocent babies?

  2. Wow! They will limit a magazine from 10 bullets to 7. How impressive… Now that’s really curb gun violence. What are these people drinking?

  3. They are going to put the gun manufacturers in a bind. Most 9mm and 40SW calibered handguns are designed for magazines with at least 10 rounds.