Connecticut: Confusion Reigns as Gun Control Law Takes Effect; Meanwhile NRA Continues the Fight

| March 5, 2014

Connecticut: Confusion Reigns as Gun Control Law Takes Effect; Meanwhile NRA Continues the Fight

On April 4, 2013, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy (D) signed Senate Bill 1160 into law, unleashing one of the most draconian gun control laws in the nation on his constituents.  Among other things, the 140-page law bans large classes of firearms and magazines that had been obtained lawfully by tens of thousands of Connecticut residents.  Limited grandfather provisions apply to those who registered otherwise banned items before January 1, 2014.  Others in possession could face felony penalties for violations.  President Obama himself was in Connecticut four days after this bill became law, praising it as a model for the nation.

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