Posts Tagged ‘Jumaane WIlliams’

City Council Members Plan to Launch CeaseFire Program

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News, Posts

There has undeniably been a spate of gun violence in New York City as of late. Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmembers Fernando Cabrera and Jumaane Williams have announced their decision to launch the CeaseFire program, with the aim to reduce city gun violence. The CeaseFire program is a  “public health model designed to reduce [&hellip
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Mayor Bloomberg Blames Gun Lobby for Trayvon Martin’s Death

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

  Mayor Michael Bloomberg, back from a tour of Asia, was asked at a recent press conference for his thoughts on the killing of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, a story that enveloped the national news over the past week. The killing of the unarmed teen has become a flashpoint for gun control advocates and [&hellip
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