NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Democratic-controlled state legislature is set to pass a number of bills aimed at toughening up New York’s already strict gun laws.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says more needs to be done.READ MORE: Harlem Man Arrested After Allegedly Punching Woman, Striking 5-Year-Old Child
“There has to be a way to allow people who can have guns and should have guns to enjoy their gun, but not have this senseless violence, where people who are mentally ill, people who are past felons have guns,” Cuomo said.MORE NEWS: New York Judge Suspends Father's Visitation Rights With Daughter Unless He Gets COVID Vaccine Or Subjects To Weekly Testing
Among the bills expected to pass: A ban on “bump stocks” and a plan that would prohibit teachers and other employees from carrying guns in schools.