School shooting dominates Saturday 21st-CD candidates forum

Joe Lotemplio
February 22, 2018
Courier Observer

PLATTSBURGH — With another mass shooting fresh in the public mind, candidates for Congress passionately pledged at a public forum that gun control will be at the top of their lists.

Democrat Tedra Cobb of St. Lawrence County said universal background checks with no loopholes are needed for those wishing to purchase firearms.

She chastised Stefanik for her record on gun issues.

“Elise Stefanik voted to allow this young man (Florida shooter) who had a history of mental illness to purchase a weapon,” Cobb said. “We need to undo that law.”

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