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April 16, 2014

Judge upholds New York's tougher gun law

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Niagara Gazette — "The courts agree that nothing should stand in the way of smart gun laws that protect New Yorkers from senseless gun violence," Klein said.

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said his office will continue to defend "efforts to ensure the safety of all New Yorkers by keeping guns out of dangerous hands."

"New Yorkers deserve to live in a state with a strong set of procedures in place to protect them from gun violence," he said in a statement. "The SAFE Act established those necessary safeguards without infringing on the rights of responsible gun owners."

In a federal lawsuit, the state affiliate of the National Rifle Association joined gun owners and other gun rights groups in challenging the law. A federal judge recently upheld most of the law; the decision is under appeal.

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