Speaking Monday, Cuomo says he'll propose state gun laws to close loopholes related to assault rifles. He made the comments after Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that killing 20 children and six adults. The gunman also killed himself.
The massacre in Newtown, Conn., has renewed calls for tighter control of semi-automatic weapons and large-capacity magazines.
Federal statistics show that most guns recovered from New York crimes in 2011 originated in states with fewer legal restrictions.
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