Assembly Democrats Discuss Gun Violence Prevention in New Jersey in Advance of Wednesday Assembly Committee Action on Issue
Members Discuss Methods, Urgency of Enhancing Gun Violence Prevention in the State in Advance of Wednesday Committees Focused Exclusively on Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
(TRENTON) – Assembly Democratic members issued a multimedia package on Monday in which they discuss the need for and their desire to address gun violence prevention in New Jersey in advance of a special Wednesday Assembly committee day devoted exclusively to examining the issue.
Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex), Assembly Majority Conference Leader Gordon M. Johnson (D-Bergen), Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee Chair Charles Mainor (D-Hudson), Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee members Joseph Cryan (D-Union) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Mercer), and Assembly members Jason O’Donnell (D-Hudson) and Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) all added their voices to the growing call for swift, sensible gun violence prevention in the state.
The call to action comes after a rash of devastating shootings across the country – including one this morning at the New Castle County, Delaware courthouse that left two people plus the gunman dead and two others wounded – placed the discussion of gun violence prevention front and center on the national stage and prefaces Assembly action on Wednesday on numerous pieces of gun violence prevention legislation.
The multimedia package consists of a video of the Assembly members’ comments and audio and a transcript of same.
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.