New York state passed several new bills on May 31st in an effort to strengthen its gun laws. The bills were announced by Governor Kathy Hochul who it is generally assumed will sign them. “We cannot be satisfied by New York’s already tough gun laws” said Hochul. The Governor went on to explain that the increase in shootings across the country are evidence that the laws must become even stricter to “keep New Yorkers safe”. The passing of the 10 bills comes 3 weeks after the shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo.
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Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada, has proposed new legislation that will freeze any importing, buying, or selling handguns. Expected to go into action in the fall of this year, the regulations are part of a larger effort to decrease gun ownership in the country. Starting at the end of the year Canada’s plan to ban an initiate a buyback program for 1,500 kinds of military-style weapons will also go into effect.