Monroe County legislators to oppose N.Y. gun law

Majority members of the Monroe County Legislature are drafting a memorializing resolution to state government leaders in Albany against the controversial new gun restrictions passed in January.

The measure is not a formal vote. Rather, all legislators will have the opportunity to sign on to the letter, which will then be delivered to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The letter will likely be released early next week, and sent next month, said Majority Leader Anthony Daniele, R-Pittsford. Rochester’s city leaders came out in support of the law last week.

“It’s not a law, it’s not enforceable,” Daniele said. Rather, the letter is being drafted “in hopes that if the entire County Legislature signs onto it, it might hold some weight.”

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