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Comparing Connecticut, Colorado and New York on Their New Gun Control Laws

Posted on the 05 April 2013 by Mikeb302000
Connecticut would require universal criminal background checks for the sale of all guns as soon as the bill passes, closing a loophole in private sales of rifles and shotguns. Background checks also would be required to buy ammunition and magazines.
Colorado expanded background checks to private and online gun sales but did not require them to buy ammunition. 
New York expanded background checks to private gun sales and became the first state to require background checks to buy bullets.

Connecticut wants to expand the legal duty to securely store a firearm to cover situations where a resident of the premises poses a risk of personal injury to themselves or others.
New York requires locked storage of guns if you live with someone prohibited from them because of a crime, commitment to a mental institution or court protection order and made the unsafe storage of assault weapons a misdemeanor.
I suppose that means you can continue to store your gun under a pillow in Colorado.

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