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Republican already offers amendment to gun law
That didn’t take long.
A Long Island Republican offered an amendment Wednesday to New York’s new, comprehensive gun law — less than 24 hours after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed it.
Sen. Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) proposed exempting retired police officers from the new limit on high-capacity ammunition magazines. Under the new law, the maximum capacity is seven bullets, down from 10. Boyle's...