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Posted 4 years ago in Editors Picks Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
NY, ND Pushing Abortion Laws in Opposite Directions

State legislatures across the country have approved a wave of anti-abortion legislation in recent years, but New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping his state will buck the trend by prohibiting discrimination of abortion rights. At the same time, North Dakota’s lawmakers are considering multiple bills that could make its abortion laws the most restrictive in the nation. The Reproductive Health Act will soon be introduced in the New York Senate, and though the bill’s language has not yet been …

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Posted 4 years ago in Government gun rights by Michele Bowman  
New York Enacts Stiffest Gun Control Law in the Nation

Making good on promises by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state leaders, New York has passed a new gun control law that is likely the toughest in the United States. The law follows in the wake of several suicide- rampage shootings involving semi-automatic weapons and is the first of its kind offered as a solution to such tragedies.   NY SAFE on the Books The new law, titled the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (NY SAFE), tightens …

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Posted 4 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Michele Bowman  
Gun Groups Resist as NY Leads Assault Weapon Ban

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Jan. 9 State of the State speech adds to a growing chorus for tighter gun control laws that gun rights groups promise to resist.  As expected, Cuomo proposed a stricter assault weapon law and an outright ban on high-capacity magazines, saying he wanted to strengthen what are already some of the toughest gun laws in the country.    Shoot for the Stars At the same event, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy urged the U.S. Congress to tighten …

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