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Lawmakers looking to keep machetes out of minors' hands
Posted by news on 6/9/2017 4:23:00 AM.
The New York state Senate has passed a bill making it illegal to sell machetes to minors.

This is an effort to help keep the dangerous weapon out of the hands of gang members.

Machetes were used in many gang related murders on Long Island in recent years.

The bill now goes to the Assembly.

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