New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and leaders of the legislature were ordered by a judge to justify by March 11 why they expedited passage of the state's new gun control law.
State Supreme Court Justice Judge Gerald Connolly asked for the explanation in a lawsuit claiming Cuomo and legislators abused their discretion in waiving the usual three day period between the time a bill is introduced and when it's voted on. The measure was presented to the Senate and passed on Jan. 14. It cleared the Assembly on Jan. 15, the day Cuomo signed it.
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