New York Lawmakers Push For Gun Legislation

New York Lawmakers Push For Gun Legislation

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WELCOME BACK TO CBS2 NEWS NOW STREAMING ON CBSN NEW YORK. THE TWO ARE PLEADING THE SENATE MAJORITY LEAD TORE ALLOW A VOTE ON A UNIVERSAL GUN BACKGROUND CHECK. THIS IS THE BILL. IT’S A PIECE OF PAPER. IT’S A PIECE OF PAPER THAT COULD SAVE LIVES. Reporter: OUTSIDE A LONG ISLAND WAL-MART TWO OF THE MOST POWERFUL POLITICIANS IN THE AREA, THOUGH ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE AISLE SAY THEY SHARE A UNITED VOICE. IF ANYTHING COULD CAN GOOD CAN COME FROM THE HORRIBLE TRAGEDY IS WE CAN GET THIS LEGISLATION PASSED. Reporter: UNIVERSAL GUN BACKGROUND CHECKS PASSED BIPARTISAN SUPPORT IN THE HOUSE, 150 DAYS AGO LED BY CONGRESSMAN KING. THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER HAS YET TO ACT. ACCORDING TO A SURVEY MORE THAN 90% OF AMERICANS INCLUDING GUN OWNERS AND VOTERS BOTH SIDES OF THE AISLE SUPPORT REQUIRING A BACKGROUND CHECK FOR EVERY GUN SALE. ALL THE KILLINGS, OUT OF CONTROL. I THINK THAT MORE HAS TO BE DONE. PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO CARRY A GUN BUT WE DON’T NEED ASSAULT RIFLES. Reporter: SOME SAY IF WAL- MART STOPPED SELLING FIREARMS AND ADOPTED STRICTER MEASURES SUCH AS GUN BUY PACKS THE GUN DEBATE WOULD SHIFT. NOBODY SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO AUTOMATIC RIFLES. HUNTING AND THINGS DIFFERENT. Reporter: IN THE WAKE OF THE MASS SHOOTING OUTSIDE THE WAL-MART IN EL PASO THE STORE SAID IT’S NOT BANNING GUN SALES BUT IN RECENT YEARS LIMITED WHAT’S ON ITS SHELVES AND LEADS THE WAY WITH STRICT RULES ON WHO IT APPROVES FOR FIREARM PURCHASES. IT WOULD BE GREAT IF THE PRESIDENT WOULD TELL THE LEADER TO PUT IT ON THE FLOOR. I WOULD SAY ITS LIKE NIXON GOING TO CHINA. IF HE WOULD JUST COME OUT AND SAY HE BELIEVES THE BACKGROUND CHECK SHOULD BE HELD. Reporter: THEY WANT GOP LEADERS TO GAVEL THE SENATE INTO EMERGENCY SESSION FOR THE GUN BILL DEBATE AND VOTE. JENNIFER MCLOGAN. STATEMENT THEY SAID THE SENATE COMMITTEE SHOULD STUDY SOLUTIONS WITHOUT

2 thoughts on “New York Lawmakers Push For Gun Legislation

  • sai76 Post author

    Doesn't NYC have some of the toughest gun laws, yet there seems to be a rise in gun violence in certain neighborhoods. Is douchebag Schumer going to blame Trump and white nationals for that too?

  • DOYLECLEVERLOBE1 Post author

    Well that guy will be happy to know that it's already nearly impossible to get your hands on an automatic weapon and completely illegal in NY state, for starters it has to be manufactured before 1986 along with a background check a $200 transfer tax and since there aren't many to go around can easily run $15,000.

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