Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Others Lead Introduction Of Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman joined co-sponsors Congressmen Frank Pallone, Albio Sires and Harlem Adriano Espaillat to announce the Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2018. Continue Reading →

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Washington DC: Civil Rights Groups Call For Congressional Action On Fatal Police Shootings

The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF), called on Congress today to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Students Walk Out And March Against Gun Violence

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will greet students participating in the National School Walkout Against Gun Violence at her Northern Manhattan Office on the morning of Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Electeds Call For Robust Mental Health Services And Sensible Gun Regulations At Our Schools

Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, NYC Council Members Jumaane Williams, Kalman Yeger, Bill Perkins, and community advocates and called for robust mental health services and counseling in New York schools, and greater gun regulation. Continue Reading →

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Reps Espaillat And Schneider Introduced Legislation To Close Guns Loophole

Congressman Adriano Espaillat and Congressman Brad Schneider today announced the introduction of legislation to close the “ghost guns” loophole which allows purchasers to avoid federal background checks by buying unassembled firearms online. Continue Reading →

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NYPD And The Harlem Community Join Together To End Gun Violence

harlem mothersTomorrow, members of the NYPD’s 26th, 28th and 32nd precincts will join hundreds of Harlem residents, children and community leaders to kick off “Play Street,” a community wide event aimed to put an end to gun violence. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep Rangel Stands Up By Sitting In

By Rep. Charles Rangel

This week I have never felt more honored to be a member of the Democratic Party as we participated in a historic sit-in on the House floor against gun violence. Continue Reading →

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Rangel And Community Leaders Wear Orange To Call An End To Gun Violence

rangel wear orange in harlemHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents New York’s 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Harlem (Upper Manhattan) and parts of the Bronx, joined New York State Assemblyman Keith Wright and leaders of the Harlem community to host a Wear Orange rally. Continue Reading →

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NY Reps Rangel And Jeffries Push For Biill To Curtal Gun Epidemic

charles-rangelIn the wake of too many gun-related tragedies afflicting communities across the nation, New York Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D- Manhattan and the Bronx), together with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, (D- Brooklyn and Queens), introduced a House resolution (H.Res.541). Continue Reading →

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