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Wimberly: We Cannot Afford to Sit Idle

(TRENTON) — Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (D-Passaic) had the following published recently on Politicker NJ:

“Charleston, Columbine, Newtown, Aurora, Tucson and more recently the 42 shootings in Chicago and the deadliest mass shooting on record in Orlando underscores the need for gun reform across the country. Mass violence is a threat to everyone everywhere.

“The state legislature has made repeated attempts to take meaningful action on gun reform. For each measure, the Governor has either vetoed the bill or let the bill expire by not signing it.

“We cannot continue to avoid making the harder decisions. Acts of terrorism, whether by illegal guns in our communities or by mentally ill perpetrators with a vendetta, the threat to our safety and way of life is unquestionable…”

To read the rest of the Assemblyman’s letter to the editor, please click here.