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Fri July 25, 2014
Gov. Christie Visits Connecticut Following Gun Bill Veto; a Local Perspective on Ukrainian Conflict
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is making headlines once again.
Just a few weeks ago, he vetoed a bill that would have restricted the size of gun magazines from 15 rounds to 10. The decision angered a number of gun control advocates, including some Sandy Hook parents.
This hour, we hear from a Sandy Hook mother who’s been outspoken on Christie’s handling of the proposed legislation. We also talk to some reporters who’ve been following the story, and get the latest on Christie’s controversial visit to Connecticut earlier this week.
Later, local Ukrainian American Roksolana Luchkan joins us to share a personal account of the conflict in Ukraine, and its impact on her family living there.
Click here to learn more about and support Roksolana's benefit event for injured Ukrainian soldiers.
- Nicole Hockley - Communications Director for Sandy Hook Promise
- Mary O’Leary - Reporter and topics editor for the New Haven Register
- Matt Arco - Reporter covering Gov. Chris Christie for The Star-Ledger and NJ.com
- Roksolana Luchkan - First-generation Ukrainian American