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View Diary: Connecticut's tough new gun law isn't the only one, but most new laws are loosening firearms rules (97 comments)

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    ... background checks for all gun sales; eligibility certificates mandated for purchase of any rifle or shotgun and for ammunition; a tougher version of the state's existing assault weapons ban that adds more gun models by name and continues the requirement that existing owners must register with the state; a ban on the sale or purchase of gun magazines with a capacity greater than 10 rounds each and a requirement that existing larger-capacity magazines be registered and not loaded with more than 10 rounds outside a residence; a requirement that people convicted of some 40 gun crimes register with the state for five years after their release. The legislation also sets school safety standards and establishes a task force on mental health.

    When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day," I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day? George Carlin

    by msmacgyver on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 02:40:14 PM PDT

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