Speaker Oliver to join Saturday Gun Violence Prevention Rally in Jersey City
(TRENTON) – Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver will join the One Million Moms for Gun Control rally Saturday in Jersey City to draw attention to the need for tougher gun violence prevention measures on the state and federal level.
“In every community across the nation, we felt the despair and helplessness of the families of Sandy Hook,” said Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic). “We were reminded of a vulnerability that will persist if we, as lawmakers, do not act responsibly. I look forward to standing with other New Jersey supporters for what we all know to be true - that New Jersey needs action, not more talk. We also need enforcement, not excuses, to improve gun safety and mental health services throughout the state..."
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"That's state money and the speaker has never raised an objection to that, and now all of a sudden she objects to her own bill. She's objecting on a basis she hasn't objected before on the TAG Grant program. Let's face it everybody, this is just politics. It's election year and it's politics." - Gov. Chris Christie, on Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-34).- PolitickerNJ.com
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