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(TRENTON) - New Jersey Assembly Democrats on Friday unveiled a sweeping new gun violence prevention package to make New Jersey safer by reforming weapons and ammunition sales, improving mental health services, enhancing gun safety, combating illegal gun trafficking and finding ways to boost school security.
The Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday to consider 24 bills.
The hearing can be streamed live over the Internet here.
"Whether it's the streets of our New Jersey communities, a movie theater in Colorado or an elementary school in Connecticut, enough is enough is enough," said Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic). "No more talk. It's time for action..."
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
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