10 Handguns, 5 Assault Weapons Collected At L.I. Gun BuybackAuthorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.
Malloy To Biden: Tighter Gun Control Is NeededConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.
Lawmakers Call For Tougher Gun Laws In Wake Of Newtown Massacre Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week's elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.