Markey to Announce Introduction of Federal Gun Control Legislation in the Senate


Senator will discuss plan to address gun violence


Boston (February 19, 2014) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) will hold a press conference today, Wednesday, February 19 to unveil gun control legislation he will introduce in the Senate and discuss a plan for addressing gun violence. Senator Markey will be joined by elected officials, clergy, gun control advocates and others at Project R.I.G.H.T. Inc. in the Grove Hall area of Dorchester.

WHAT: Gun control legislation press conference

WHO: Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)

Project R.I.G.H.T. Executive Director Jorge Martinez

Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins

Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley

City Councilor Michelle Wu

State Representative Dan Cullinane

Roxbury Presbyterian Reverend Liz Walker

Mothers for Justice & Equality President Monalisa Smith

Ten-Point Coalition Executive Director Jeff Brown

WHEN: TODAY, 11:30 AM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WHERE: Project R.I.G.H.T. Inc., 320A Blue Hill Avenue, Boston

(On the corner of Lawrence Ave. and Blue Hill Ave., one block north of Quincy Street and Blue Hill Ave.)