Judge upholds CT gun laws

A federal judge has ruled the gun control laws the state passed in the wake of the Newtown massacre are constitutional. Several pro-gun organizations sued

HARTFORD - A federal judge has ruled the gun control laws the state passed in the wake of the Newtown massacre are constitutional.

Several pro-gun organizations sued in federal court seeking to keep the new rules from being enforced.

A judge upheld the new restrictions in a ruling yesterday.

The law added more than 100 firearms to the state's assault weapons ban and imposed other restrictions.

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