New York: The shot heard 'round the state

Posted on March 22, 2013

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Amid all the pious wailing we're reading in other papers about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to take a pass on assault weapons, Albany has given us a homegrown reminder what happens when politicians rush to exploit a tragedy.
So desperate was Gov. Cuomo to beat President Obama to the punch on gun control in the immediate aftermath of the Newtown massacre, the gun law that was passed made magazines with more than seven rounds of ammunition illegal.
One problem: No one seems to make seven round magazines.

Read the article: The New York Post

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