In Maryland, Gov. Martin O’Malley rolled out a sweeping plan Monday to ban military-style firearms and ammunition clips as well as overhaul mental health and school safety programs.
In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reached agreement with state lawmakers to enact measures including the country’s toughest assault weapons ban, saying that “no one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer.”And it's not just politicians in states known to be friendly to gun control.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is pushing to mandate universal background checks on all gun sales — a controversial move in a Western state where gun enthusiasts usually hold sway.