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USA New York gun owners shrug off tough new rules: What happens now?

The SAFE Act, passed in New York last year, had an April 15 deadline for owners of assault-style weapons to register their guns with the state. Some 1 million residents have refused to abide.

By Staff writer / April 16, 2014

Harry Scull Jr./The Buffalo News/AP

With some tearing up gun registration forms in public protest on Tuesday, some 1 million New York gun owners shrugged off an April 15 deadline to register assault-style weapons under a tough post-Sandy Hook gun control law.