Safe Act requires assault weapons owners to register their firearms by April 15
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New gun control law
New York's gun control law, Safe Act, takes effect today.
Safe Act gave owners of assault weapons one year to register their firearms or risk becoming a felon. It was the nation's first gun control measure adopted in the wake of the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Some sheriffs around the state have said they will not enforce the Safe Act...