May 20, 2024

State of Politics reports on New Yorker’s Against Gun Violence’s legislative agenda:

“… New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is advocating this year for strategies and initiatives specifically focused on helping Black and brown communities disproportionately impacted by the violence. The priorities include:

… The group is also continuing to advocate for an overhaul of New York’s wrongful death statute. The Legislature passed a bill with bipartisan support last session that, among other things, would allows family members of gun violence victims to sue for emotional damages …”

This is similar to what Everytown has been lobbying on. Basically a cash grab with further attempts to hold gun retailers and manufacturers liable for 3rd party criminal misuse.

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