State senator Beth Bye and state representative Bob Godfrey, two Connecticut democrats, have introduced legislation that would severely limit ownership of firearms and access to ammunition for Ct. residents.

Proposed Bill Number 161, which they refer to as “an act concerning the reduction of gun violence” would instantly make Connecticut gun owners criminals unless they complied with state mandated gun registration. All firearms would require registration with state law enforcement and gun owners would then be required to have a biennial renewal of the registration.

In addition to firearm registration gun owners that have possession of a rifle with a pistol grip would require an additional permit.

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