34,500 People are mentally unstable to own Guns in New York State

October 20, 2014 12:03 PM

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On Sunday, a news report found that about 34,500 people are listed as mentally unstable to have guns in New York State. This is under a law less than two-year-old that is one of the nation's toughest concerning mental health and firearms.

According to the New York Times' report based on records acquired by a Freedom of Information Law request, less than 300 of the people on the list had handgun permits, which would have been canceled. Officials told to the newspaper they are not sure that how many guns were seized.

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