An AR-15 in action.  Credit: thebetancourts / Flickr
New York gun owners will likely ignore a looming deadline to register their firearms under the state’s latest gun control law, following the lead of thousands of Connecticut residents who recently did the same under a similar law. Both states passed draconian gun control laws last year and New York’s version, the SAFE Act, bans the sale of semi-automatic rifles with detachable magazines and one “military-style” feature, like standard AR-15s for example, and demands that gun owners who already possess such rifles to register them by April 15. More