NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- At last official estimate prior to the Dec. 31 midnight deadline, more than 30,000 Connecticut residents had submitted paperwork reporting that they own at least one modern sporting rifle, while another 17,000 declared they owned magazines with more than a 10-round capacity, according to the state's largest newspaper.
Long lines were experienced at Connecticut State Police headquarters in Middletown early this week as state gun owners sought to comply with new gun laws.
See a news video of the last-minute registration line and what the people in it had to say.
About NSSFThe National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 6,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.