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New York Proposes Crackdown On Major Gun Company

Posted on AllSides May 7th, 2024
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New York may become the first state to bar gun companies from selling pistols that can easily be converted into machine guns.

A proposed law, introduced Tuesday by Democratic state Sen. Zellnor Myrie, takes aim squarely at Glock. The Austrian company, whose polymer-framed pistols have played a dominant role in the handgun market since the 1980s, has faced growing criticism from gun safety groups for declining to modify a design that easily converts into an automatic weapon.

“Any business operating in New York State must take basic responsibility for its...

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