Cuomo open to 'technical' changes in gun law

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March 5, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's open only to "technical changes" to fix mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, not substantive changes.

Cuomo says he's not open to changing the provision that requires no more the seven bullets in an ammunition magazine, down from 10 allowed before the law was enacted.

That's among the revisions Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos floated Monday. The Long Island Republican says his conference wants to pursue other changes, too.

The gun law has led to large protest rallies in Albany and pressured Senate Republicans who represent many of the upstate areas where gun owners are most upset.

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