Giffords takes background check campaign to New York gun show

(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)[/caption] Giffords and husband Mark Kelly, a former combat pilot and astronaut, were with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman at the Saratoga Springs Arms Fair on Sunday to highlight a voluntary agreement and stricter state gun control law. It was the latest event visited by Giffords and Kelly in their national campaign for expanded background checks for gun sales. A state law enacted earlier this year with a push by Gov. Andrew Cuomo expanded a ban on military-style weapons, requires mental health professionals to report threats, limits magazines to seven bullets, taxes bullets and creates a registry to keep guns out of the wrong hands. It was approved a month after the Newtown, Conn., school massacre. Full Story: Giffords Takes Background Check Campaign to NY Gun Show]]>

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