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Gun Laws seem to be Anything but "Common Sense"

By Kyle Datoush Published May 1, 2013

Recent legislation regarding gun control that has been put forward has been anything but "common sense," to use New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's phrase. The New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 (NY SAFE Act) is a prime example of legislation that was hastily passed and has gone beyond what is necessary to address gun control.