Blue state governors not waiting on Washington to pass gun lawsSubmitted by meekandmild on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 16:41
Blue state governors including those in Maryland, New York and Delaware, however, aren't waiting for Washington to make the first move.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has hammered out a tentative agreement with lawmakers to ban ammunition magazines that carry more than seven bullets and to further expand the state's assault weapons ban, the AP reported Monday. (The governor's office said the deal had not yet been reached.) The governor was seeking a comprehensive bill that would also extend background checks so that all gun buyers must undergo one even if they are buying a weapon from a private seller.