Hochul Unveils Plan to Fight Gun Violence, Domestic Terrorism After Buffalo Shooting

Gov. Kathy Hochul revealed proposed measures to combat the rise of domestic terrorism and violent extremism, as direct response to racist shooting attack at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store that killed 10 on Saturday.

“The horrific and despicable act of terror committed by a white supremacist this past weekend in Buffalo showed that we as a country are facing an intersection of two crises: the mainstreaming of hate speech – including white nationalism, racism and white supremacy – and the easy access to military-style weapons and magazines,” Hochul said in a statement following her announcement Wednesday. “This is a wake-up call and here in New York we are taking strong steps

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