Federal judge upholds New York’s "SAFE Act" ban on "assault weapons", rejects 7-round magazine limit

| December 31, 2013

Federal judge upholds New York’s "SAFE Act" ban on "assault weapons", rejects 7-round magazine limit

New York’s new gun control law is constitutional and should remain largely in effect, a federal judge in Buffalo ruled today.
Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny said the law, a response to the Sandy Hook shootings that killed 20 children and six adults, is not a violation of the Second Amendment.
The one exception Skretny found was the law’s seven-round limit, which he called “tenuous, strained and unsupported.”
Gun rights organizations are expected to appeal Skretny’s decision.

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