By Tom Knighton
The state of New York just passed a whole slate of gun control legislation, the first new laws in the anti-gun state since they passed the NY SAFE Act in the wake of Sandy Hook. What got passed was the standard gaggle of new rules we’re seeing pushed throughout the country, things like red flag laws and universal background checks, but there’s a bit more to it.
Despite the slew of new regulations passed, anti-gun lawmakers in the Empire State are far from finished with infringing on New Yorkers’ Second Amendment rights.
In remarks to gun-control advocates, the governor said: “I don’t want you to think that the job is over today because it is unfolding.”
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins also signaled support for additional gun control measures in comments to reporters.
New York’s governors and its two top legislative leaders — often negotiating privately as the “Three Men In a Room” before Stewart-Cousins broke the gender barrier — have long held near-total control over passage of laws and allocation of spending in the state. Given their common interest, the stage is set for additional legislation.
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Source:: Bearing Arms