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Cuomo gun law splits legislators along party lines

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The Capital Region’s state legislators split along party lines on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping new gun control law. NY SAFE passed the state Senate on Monday night and the Assembly Tuesday morning, with Cuomo signing it into law Tuesday afternoon. Some of the provisions, such as limiting magazine capacity and closing gun-style loopholes, went into effect immediately. Assembly members Phil Steck, D-Colonie, Angelo Santabarabara, D-Rotterdam, John McDonald, D-Cohoes, and Patricia Fahy, D-Albany, were in support ...


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jerryrock
January 17, 2013
12:03 a.m.

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If it really split legislators along party lines, it would not have passed with such an overwhelming bipartisan vote! The split was along geographic lines.

mad97dog
January 17, 2013
8:13 a.m.

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Why didn't the people get a choice on this? Don't these politcians work for us! Wake up NY your rights are being stripped away ever time these criminals in Albany and DC get togther. Do you really think a criminal cares about some new law?

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