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Jan 22, 2013 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Excerpted from The Blaze: The NY SAFE Act passed a week ago in New York was deemed some of the strictest of state gun legislation — but it could have been even more so.

New York Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin explained in a Facebook post last week that he was given the “unpatriotic proposals” by a colleague. And while they didn’t make it into the final bill, that was “thanks to us fighting back.”

The accompanying video posted shows McLaughlin, who represents the state’s 107th district, talking about a list of rejected Democratic proposals for the act on the assembly floor and then being told that it is recommended the list not be shared “because it really has the capacity to damped the enthusiasm to compromise.” Watch the clip:

Here Are the Rejected, ‘Unpatriotic’ Amendments From the NY Gun Law That One Dem Preferred Not Be Seen

Here’s the list McLaughlin posted that he says he received from a colleague and notes it is not confidential:

Confiscation of “assault weapons”
Confiscation [of] ten round clips
Statewide database for ALL Guns
Continue to allow pistol permit holder’s information to be replaced to the public
Label semiautomatic shotguns with more than 5 rounds or pistol grips as “assault weapons”
Limit the number of rounds in a magazine to 5 and confiscation and forfeiture of banned magazines
Limit possession to no more than two (2) magazines
Limit purchase of guns to one gun per person per month
Require re-licensing of all pistol permit owners
Require renewal of all pistol permits every five years
State issued pistol permits
Micro-stamping of all guns in New York State
Require licensing of all gun ammo dealers
Mandatory locking of guns at home
Fee for licensing, registering weapons

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