Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Jeffries Rebukes NRA’s Wayne Lapierre, Urges Apology

Feb 18, 2013
Press Release

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released a letter recently sent to Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, in response to his outrageous claims regarding the conditions of southern Brooklyn in the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy:

“Wayne LaPierre’s continued exercise of his First Amendment right to share baseless opinions is almost as troubling as his excessive interpretation of the Second Amendment right to bear arms.”

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Click here to read a copy of the letter: