PROSECUTORS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE CO-CHAIRS URGE CONGRESS TO REJECT CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT

Updated: Feb 25


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City Attorney Feuer: "The 'Fix NICS Act' includes bipartisan, common-sense steps to improve our national background check system. But House leadership cynically has held the Act hostage to a toxic concealed carry bill that would put American lives at risk. It’s an appalling tactic, and Congress should reject it."

District Attorney Vance: "The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act reveals a shocking disregard for the lives of law enforcement officers across the country and the communities we are sworn to protect. By allowing people with dangerous histories and no training to carry loaded, concealed weapons across state lines, CCRA would impose weak gun laws on all 50 states."

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer released the following joint statement today on behalf of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence: