Congress refuses to enact reasonable and responsible gun control measures by banning all assault weapons.
In August there were 38 murdered, 78 injured by AR-style weapons: in El Paso, 22 murdered, 26 injured; in Odessa/Midland, seven murdered, 25 injured; in Dayton, nine murdered, 27 injured.
It could easily happen in Las Cruces, Albuquerque or Santa Fe, or any city in New Mexico during a public event such as the Balloon Fiesta or the New Mexico State Fair.
During the 2019 legislative session, laws mandating background checks on gun sales and a law prohibiting the possession of guns by convicted domestic abusers were passed (and) signed into law, but more needs to be done. Gov. (Michelle) Lujan Grisham’s Aug. 13 … Domestic Terrorism Summit was successful. After the summit, other major proposals were announced including: