2022-04-13 12:52:04

NY Gov. Candidate Jumaane Williams on Mass Shooting: More Police Won’t Solve Gun Violence

After a gunman opened fire on a subway train during morning rush hour Tuesday, with ten people shot and another 13 injured, Democracy Now! speaks with New York City public advocate and gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams, who says “the answer to the gun violence problem cannot be solely sending police,” adding that New York must respond with a comprehensive plan to beef up social services and programs. He also speaks about the resignation of Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin — who was arrested on bribery charges — and recent news that disgraced former Governor Andrew Cuomo may run in the November election.

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