Legislature expected to vote on new gun-control measures this week

Legislature expected to vote on new gun-control measures this week

The state Legislature this week is expected to decide whether to require special permits to buy ammunition and could outlaw the sale of rifles with detachable magazines.

Both gun-control measures were introduced in the Democrat-controlled legislature in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in December.

The legislation is among the 400 or so bills that state lawmakers are scheduled to consider during the final week of this year’s session. Read more . . .

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