NY Governor signs sweeping gun controls package into law

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a sweeping package of gun controls into law, which includes the expansion of a ban on assault weapons.


Gov signs #NYSafe Act, groundbreaking leg to better protect #NYS from senseless gun violence http://t.co/PMT82gHs


I believe this a comprehensive package that makes a real difference, Gov says on #NYSafe act | #gunreform

This signing has made New York the first state to change its laws in response to the Sandy Hook shootings.


Obama assault weapon ban call

President Barack Obama has called for a ban on military-style assault weapons and a ten-round limit on magazines as he launched the most sweeping effort to curb American gun violence in nearly two decades.