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New York enacts gun-control law, first since Newtown attack

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The bill was passed by both the Senate and Assembly during a news conference. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The bill was passed by both the Senate and Assembly during a news conference. REUTERS/Hans Pennink...more

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The bill was passed by both the Senate and Assembly during a news conference. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be...more

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
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New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins congratulates New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before he signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW HEADSHOT)

New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins congratulates New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before he signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the...more

New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins congratulates New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before he signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW HEADSHOT)
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be...more

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks about the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
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New York State Senator Jeff Kline congratulates New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before the latter signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW HEADSHOT)

New York State Senator Jeff Kline congratulates New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before the latter signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the...more

New York State Senator Jeff Kline congratulates New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before the latter signs the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation's toughest gun-control measures and the first to be enacted since the mass shooting last month at an elementary school in neighboring Connecticut. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW HEADSHOT)
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Senator Jeff Klein (L-R), Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy and Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins congratulate New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after he signed the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The bill was passed by both the Senate and Assembly during a news conference. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)

Senator Jeff Klein (L-R), Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy and Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins congratulate New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after he signed the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at...more

Senator Jeff Klein (L-R), Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy and Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins congratulate New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after he signed the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The bill was passed by both the Senate and Assembly during a news conference. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
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New York Assembly Members vote and pass the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act legislation in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The vote was 104 yes, 43 no, and 6 no votes. REUTERS/Hans Pennink

New York Assembly Members vote and pass the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act legislation in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The vote was 104 yes, 43 no, and 6 no votes. REUTERS/Hans...more

New York Assembly Members vote and pass the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act legislation in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. The vote was 104 yes, 43 no, and 6 no votes. REUTERS/Hans Pennink
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New York State Assembly Members debate before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)

New York State Assembly Members debate before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES...more

New York State Assembly Members debate before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
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New York Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-NY) debates with members before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)

New York Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-NY) debates with members before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013....more

New York Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol (D-NY) debates with members before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)
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Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle (D-Rochester) (L), and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) talk in the hallway before preparing to debate on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)

Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle (D-Rochester) (L), and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) talk in the hallway before preparing to debate on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the...more

Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle (D-Rochester) (L), and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) talk in the hallway before preparing to debate on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)
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New York State Assembly Members debate before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)

New York State Assembly Members debate before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES...more

New York State Assembly Members debate before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)
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New York Assemblyman Tony Jordan (R-Jackson) debates as members prepare to vote on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)

New York Assemblyman Tony Jordan (R-Jackson) debates as members prepare to vote on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013....more

New York Assemblyman Tony Jordan (R-Jackson) debates as members prepare to vote on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
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New York State Assemblyman Dan Losquadro (R-Shoreham) debates before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)

New York State Assemblyman Dan Losquadro (R-Shoreham) debates before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans...more

New York State Assemblyman Dan Losquadro (R-Shoreham) debates before voting on a legislation called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, in the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
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