Aug
12
Massachusetts’ gun control law to be signed by Gov. Deval Patrick

Lawmakers in late July agreed on final details of the bill, which received support from both gun control advocacy groups and the Massachusetts Gun Owners Action League. The National Rifle Association opposed the bill prior to its passage, telling lawmakers “it isn’t difficult to imagine” ways for government officials to abuse discretionary licensing powers granted under the legislation.
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Feb
11
Gov. O’Malley says NRA is ‘drowning out’ support for gun control in Md.

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley took a swipe at the National Rifle Association on Friday, publishing a blog post on O’Malley’s state Web site titled “The NRA: Drowning out Marylanders.”The governor’s move comes two days after gun rights advocates swamped the first bill hearing on O’Malley’s proposed gun control legislation in the wake of the December mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
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Jan
01
New York: Gov. Cuomo says he’ll outline gun proposal next month, states “Confiscation could be an option.”

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday that he had started discussions with leaders of the State Legislature about new gun control measures, and that he planned to propose a package of gun legislation in his State of the State address on Jan. 9.
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