The NY SAFE Act passed a week ago in New York was deemed some of the strictest of state gun legislation — but it could have been even more so.
New York Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin explained in a Facebook post last week that he was given the“unpatriotic proposals” by a colleague. And while they didn’t make it into the final bill, that was “thanks to us fighting back.”
The accompanying video posted shows McLaughlin, who represents the state’s 107th district, talking about a list of rejected Democratic proposals for the act on the assembly floor and then being told that it is recommended the list not be shared “because it really has the capacity to damped the enthusiasm to compromise.” Watch the clip:
Here’s the list McLaughlin posted that he says he received from a colleague and notes it is not confidential: