Connecticut passes sweeping new gun control law in the shadow of Newtown tragedy 


Connecticut passes sweeping new gun control law in the shadow of Newtown tragedy 
 

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was expected to sign a wide-ranging bill that includes sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, a response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown.
Following a total of more than 13 hours of respectful and at times somber debate, the House of Representatives and the Senate voted in favor of the 139-page bill crafted by leaders from both major parties in the Democratic-controlled General Assembly.
The bill passed 26-10 in the Senate and 105-44 in the House. Both were bipartisan votes.
Malloy's office said he would sign the... read more

 
4 April 2013 in Politics, Views: 2
Source: Daily News
 


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