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February 16, 2013

County to ask for SAFE repeal

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — “They’re going after the wrong thing,” he said.

The resolution will come before the Cambria Town Board.

“We’ll take a look at it and take action on it,” Supervisor Wright Ellis said. “I am not happy with the action of the governor, but I’m not going to speak for the whole board.”

According to the governor, the law will keep guns out of the hands of potentially dangerous mental health patients and ban high capacity magazines and assault weapons. This bill does not affect rifles and shotguns used by traditional sportsmen and hunters.

The law was written in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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