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NJ, NY Lawmakers Want Restriction on Ammunition Sales

Federal lawmakers from New York and New Jersey are promoting legislation that would restrict ammunition sales over the Internet and by mail.

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New York Rep. Carolyn McCarthy and New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg discussed their Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act at a news conference Monday outside City Hall in Manhattan.

Only licensed dealers would be allowed to sell ammunition. They would have to report, within five business days, any sale of more than 1,000 rounds to an unlicensed person.

It also would require buyers who are not licensed dealers to show a photo ID.

The legislation was spurred by the Colorado movie theater shooting rampage that left 12 people dead earlier this month.

The Democratic lawmakers say Americans “are sick and tired of the ease with which criminals can now anonymously stockpile for mass murder.”

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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