• Rhode Island governor signs 3 gun control bills into law

    13 days ago - By Bésame

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island's governor signed three firearms bills into law on Tuesday that included a ban on magazines holding more than 10 rounds, calling it a response to a national crisis that has “taken too many lives and torn apart too many families.”
    The bills aim to reduce gun violence and prevent mass shootings like recent ones in New York and Texas. In addition to banning large-capacity gun magazines, the bills raise from 18 to 21 the state's minimum age for buying rifles and shotguns, and prohibit loaded rifles and shotguns from being carried in public. Current state law...
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