Albany, NY - January 29, 2019 - Today, Senator Jim Gaughran and the Senate Majority passed a package of gun reform legislation including banning the bump stock, expanded background checks, extreme risk protection orders, and additional reforms. Gaughran hosted Linda Beigel Schulman and Michael Schulman, parents of the late Scott Beigel, on the Senate chamber floor during the vote. A Resolution authored by Gaughran was read aloud honoring the life and legacy of Scott Beigel, who was killed during the Parkland massacre while selflessly protecting his students, and was passed by the Senate.
Senator Jim Gaughran said “Last year young people across the country mobilized in a transformative movement to march for their lives. One year later New York stands...| read more ››