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New York

New York has the second-strongest gun laws in the country, with one of the lowest rates of gun violence and gun ownership. In addition to having strong foundational laws, New York continues to be an innovator—enacting a requirement that all handguns sold in the state be equipped with microstamping technology as well as being the first state in the country to enact gun industry liability law that aims to hold gun manufacturers and dealers accountable for dangerous business practices.

960 In an average year, 960 people die by guns in New York. More at EveryStat.
#2 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Same as last year). See why.

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Bill to Hold Glock Accountable for Its Role in the Gun Violence Crisis Passes Both Chambers of the New York Legislature; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond 

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