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Ackerman pushes gun law in wake of Ariz. shooting

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Congress, District 5, U.S. House, Uncategorized on January 20, 2011 | 7 Comments

U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) has joined the chorus of lawmakers calling for tighter arms control after a gunman in Arizona shot a U.S. congresswoman in the head and killed six others, including a federal judge and the 9-year-old granddaughter of a former New York Mets manager. The congressman last week introduced legislation, entitled the [...]

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Queens pols urge gun control in wake of Giffords’ shooting

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Congress, District 14, District 14, District 6, District 7, State Senate, U.S. House on January 13, 2011 | No Comments

Several House members from the borough expressed their condolences to Giffords, 40, who was shot in the head at point-blank range Saturday in Tucson while she was holding a public event with her constituents in a parking lot.