The district attorneys of Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx were among those prominently backing the proposed law.
“Today New York moves several steps closer to becoming the national model for reducing gun deaths that it really ought to be.”
“Today is a momentous day for survivors of sexual assault, and all those who fought on their behalf.”
“John Shasanmi had an obligation to act in his clients’ best interest, but instead, he chose to exploit the faith his clients placed in him by stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the sale of their historic Harlem church.”
White supremacist James Jackson, 30, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stabbing and killing a black man as an act of domestic terrorism.