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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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