Posted by Eric Adams on Monday, September 19th, 2011
Senator Adams joined other elected officials and concerned citizens in decrying the recent gun violence in our city, particular the senseless slaying of Denise Gray, an innocent bystander who was killed while sitting on her front stoop Labor Day weekend.
Posted by Eric Adams on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
Albany, NY—Today, the New York State Chapter of State Legislators Against Illegal Guns (SLAIGNY) held its first meeting of 2012 and announced the election of Senator Eric Adams, Assemblymember Michelle Schimel, and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh as Co-Chairs of the group’s Steering Committee.
SLAIG is planning to hold additional educational forums, meetings, and other events throughout the year. The group is committed to working together to find innovative ways to prevent illegal gun violence.
"Actions of horrific proportion besieged innocent theater goers in Aurora, Colorado, when 24-year-old gunman James Holmes unleashed a torrent of bullets, killing 12 and injuring 58 persons, the youngest of whom is three months old. My sincere condolences are extended to the families of those fatally wounded, and I also send my best wishes for both a physical and emotional recovery for those who were injured.
Posted by Eric Adams on Monday, September 9th, 2013
For more coverage on this story, view Fox 5, ABC 7, and PIX 11 news clips. Dramatizing that fighting crime is serious business, Sen. Adams, Assemblyman Karim Camara, black male Brooklynites, advocates and members of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) came together in suits & ties to stand against violence after tragic shooting of 1-yr-old Antiq Hennis.