You will be redirected momentarily.
NEW YORK – Today the New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement praising state lawmakers for passing a gun safety package. The legislation now heads to Governor Cuomo, who has indicated he will sign it.
“We are thrilled that this gun safety package received an early vote,” said Erin DaCosta, volunteer leader with the New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. “Seeing this life-saving legislation move forward gives me hope that strong leadership can result in real, common-sense solutions to address gun violence. Thank you to all of the legislators who worked to move this forward and Governor Cuomo for his leadership.”
The package includes the following:
Did you know?
The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
Grinshteyn, E. and Hemenway, D. “Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-income Countries, 2015.” Preventive Medicine. (2019). https://bit.ly/3kyfsSs