Democratic Research Aide: Jennifer Taylor
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Mosquera, Greenwald, Downey, Houghtaling, Sumter, Benson & Lampitt Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims from Gun Violence Becomes LawLegislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera, Majority Leader Louis D. Greenwald and Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Eric Houghtaling, Shavonda Sumter, Daniel R. Benson and Pamela Lampitt to strengthen New Jersey's gun laws and protect victims of domestic abuse from gun violence was signed into law on Monday.
“For victims and their children, domestic violence turns a chance to live the American Dream into a horrific nightmare. I know, because I’ve lived that nightmare,” said Mosquera (D-Gloucester/Camden). “Too many victims are killed at the hands of abusers who have easy access to firearms before they ever have a chance to get out. This law will change that, strengthening our gun violence laws in order to protect victims of domestic violence.” For More