Menendez, Pascrell talk gun legislation at March for Our Lives town hall

Menendez, Pascrell talk gun legislation at March for Our Lives town hall


By:  Monsy Alvarado
NorthJersey.com

 

Students and community members from Bergen County and beyond gathered Saturday in Ridgewood to talk gun violence and safety with New Jersey lawmakers as part of nationwide efforts to push for gun reform.

Senator Bob Menendez and Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-Paterson) were the main speakers at the town hall event held at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood and organized by Students Demand Action Bergen County.

"I have been a strong advocate of reasonable gun safety measures, I have sometimes lost faith that we can actually make a change,'' said Menendez. "I have voted time and time again to try to make those laws a reality unsuccessfully, but I think there's a real moment now and that moment is driven by all of you, and it makes a difference."

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