Albany, NY, Dec 18, 2012 — Governor Cuomo says federal gun laws need to be strengthened, and he says New York State's assault weapons ban has loopholes that need to be closed.
Governor Cuomo says the state already has some of the toughest anti-gun laws in the nation, so the focus should really be on the strengthening of federal laws, where a ban on assault weapons was allowed to lapse in 2004. But he says the state's assault weapons ban should be tightened, too. For instance, the semi-automatic weapon used in the Newtown shootings is legal in New York. Go to full article