Friday, August 23, 2019

Solutions To End Gun Violence The Topic Of Coffee And Conversation Hosted By Roosevelt Island Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney With Moms Demand Action NY At Cornell Tech Cafe Sunday August 25 - You're Invited To Participate

Roosevelt Island's Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is hosting a Coffee and Conversation about solutions to end gun violence together with Moms Demand Action NY at the Cornell Tech Cafe on Sunday August 25 from 1-2:30 PM

Ms Maloney spoke at a Gun Safety rally last Sunday August 18.

According to Congresswoman Maloney's Gun Safety Issue web page:
Gun violence continues to plague communities across the country. Too many Americans are gunned down in cities and towns every day and mass shootings like those at Sandy Hook, Pulse Nightclub, Charleston, Las Vegas, and Sutherland Springs are all too common. These horrifying incidents serve as reminders that Congress needs to fight for common sense policies to make Americans safer.

Congresswoman Maloney has long supported sensible gun safety reforms, starting with support of The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993, named for President Reagan’s press secretary, Jim Brady, who suffered grievous injuries in the assassination attempt on the President. That law provides for background checks for most handgun purchases, and has stopped thousands of dangerous individuals from buying firearms.

Since that historic act, Congresswoman Maloney has pushed several key bills to crack down on gun violence by making gun trafficking illegal, allowing federal public health agencies to conduct research into gun safety, close the gun show loophole, and support innovative “smart gun” technology. She has also cosponsored legislation to require universal background checks, limit the number of rounds within magazine clips, and renew the expired assault weapons ban.....
In addition to Roosevelt Island,  Ms Maloney's 12 Congressional District includes Manhattan's Upper East Side, Astoria, Long Island City and Woodside in Queens and Greenpoint Brooklyn.

More info

on Moms Demand Action at their web site.