Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Rochester.

New York lawmaker calls for gun laws after firefighters are shot, killed

by Associated Press,  |  published on December 25, 2012

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter says federal laws are needed to curb “out-of-control” gun violence.

Slaughter released a statement Monday shortly after two firefighters were killed and two others wounded when they were shot while responding to a fire in the Rochester suburb of Webster. The gunman, who police did not immediately identify, was also found dead.

Slaughter, a 13-term Democrat who represents the area where the shooting happened, said she’ll do her part to pass “comprehensive” legislation to end gun violence.

The shootings in New York came 10 days after 26 people, including 20 first-graders, were gunned down in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.

No comments yet - you can be the first!

Comments are closed.


All Things Gun Related

Whether you’re into AR-15s, AKs, carbines, shotguns, self-defense pistols, or hunting rifles, American Firearms Review will provide you with the most up to date product reviews, news, and everything else you need to know about firearms and accessories. Join over 1,000,000 avid gun owners who trust American Firearm Review for their daily dose of Second Amendment news and reviews.

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.