That resistance can also be found in New York and Connecticut, ensuring that the governors of those states that, despite the recent shootings, that passing gun controls will still require a fight.
“The governor and others are politicizing the tragedy in Newtown to advance their anti-Second Amendment agenda. We need to take a real look at school safety and our state’s mental health services, not declare war on the Second Amendment,” said New York Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, a Marine and former candidate for U.S. Congress. “The governor’s proposals are not about making kids safe. They are about a political agenda.”
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Ben Wolfgang is a national reporter for The Washington Times. Before coming to the Times, he spent four years as a political reporter in Pennsylvania. His focus is on education and science policy. Ben lives in southeast D.C. and has played guitar in several bands while still in Pennsylvania. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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