Apr 152018
 
Gun Control Resolutions Passed by VID

At the March General Meeting VID Passed Two Resolutions on Gun Control The first gun control resolution, addressed to the NYS Legislature, requests parity between two existing pieces of legislation.  On the one hand New York State law prohibits minors under the age of 21 from obtaining a license to own or carry handguns; on the other New York State allows anyone over the age of 16 to purchase and own rifles and other long-barreled firearms and the ammunition for them.  Here’s the resolution.  The resolution calls on Democrats and Republicans in the State of New York legislature to increase the minimum age to buy, own, transfer, and obtain a license for ALL firearms and ammunition to at least 21. The second gun control resolution demands Congressional action to end gun violence  with eight specific requirements. These include: Increasing requirements for purchasing or transferring a firearms; Implementing universal background checks; A ban on assault weapons, […]