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More gun control measures? They could be coming for New York

State lawmakers this year approved a bill meant to keep firearms away from those deemed to be too dangerous to themselves or others.

A similar bill approved last year and signed into law is meant to restrict gun possession for those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence.

And now lawmakers want to go further, including the passage of stalled ban on 3-D printed guns and funding for gun violence research efforts.



“There is more we can do to make sure our streets are safe and our families are safe in New York and we’re not going to rest until that happens,” said Sen. Mike Gianaris on Tuesday at a rally with gun control advocates as part of an advocacy day backed by New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.

The most sweeping package of gun control measures was last approved in 2013. Known as the SAFE Act, the law is a signature achievement for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has blasted federal inaction and the movement of guns into the state.

Democrats in the Legislature agree.

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