Gun Rights

Even in New York, Gun Restrictions Face an Uphill Battle

Opponents of self-defense rights see little chance of success in Albany


Governor Andrew Cuomo has said he wants to find a "consensus" on new gun control laws that could pass both the Republican-controlled State Senate, and the State Assembly, where Democrats have a majority.

But Democratic lawmakers who convened at City Hall this afternoon to push a new set of gun control regulations were skeptical that they would find a willing partner in the upper chamber.