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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 [...]