New York Legislature Moves on Gun Legislation

The Takeaway
Ahead of the Obama administration's attempt to get some changes in gun laws, the state of New York has staked a claim first. The legislature there responded to the Sandy Hook tragedy with a late night vote that went 43 to 18. Some are calling it the the most restrictive gun control law in the country. Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said: "The message out there is clear after Newtown – to eradicate assault weapons from our streets in New York as quickly as possible is something the people of this state want."
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