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Friday, May 29, 2015
Curran statement after passing gun bill
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Assemblyman Brian Curran

“With the passage of the NY Safe Act, I feel it is very important to point out that there were many factors that contributed to the tragic events of Newtown, Connecticut, Aurora, Colorado and Portland, Oregon. We as a country and as a state should heed these tragedies as warning signs of the violence we have allowed to consume our culture. Our children are being bombarded on a daily basis with violent images to a point they are numb to the realistic effects of violent acts. In addition to taking responsible action, we as a society must also start to acknowledge and reduce the unacceptable level of violence and violent images that pervades our present day culture.

“I am the father of three children, and their safety is at the forefront of my thoughts on this issue. We took a leap in regard to gun control today; but that leap will make tomorrow safer for our children and our communities.”

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steena

Mr Curran ,,, you need to have your head examined . The mentally unstable and the criminal minded will always find a way to get a weapon and it makes no difference what type it is . The only thing they are interested in is getting any type of weapon from whatever source , be it off the street , via a criminal act of theft or any way they can . The law abiding citizen who might want to purchase a weapon for his collection or use can only go to a licensed dealer and after paperwork and a NICS (criminal/mental background check) is allowed to make the purchase . These people are usually very serious about the security of their collection and lock it up . These are the people that are affected by the SAFE act ,,,, not the criminals .

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