Front Page news: NRA Targets Assemblymember Simon for Defeat!

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On Tuesday, January 5, the Daily News ran this front page story about Assemblymember Simon's proposed common sense ammunition regulation bill.  Both she and co-sponsor Senator Roxanne Persaud have been subjected to a barrage of vicious, threatening and demeaning communications on and off social media. The NRA's Tweeted image of bullets next to their faces is disturbing and unacceptable.

America has a gun violence problem.  Assemblymember Simon will not be bullied and sit idly by as guns kill our family, friends and neighbors.  The NRA's outrageous attacks on Assemblymember Simon and Senator Persaud have been covered by CBA, and CNN to and other media outlets:

NRA responds to NY lawmakers' gun safety measure by decorating their faces with bullets

NRA Tweets Bullets Beside Lawmakers Who Announced State Ammo Limit Bill

New York lawmaker calls NRA photo 'outrageous'

NRA Photo Of NY Lawmakers Next To Bullets Gets Backlash From De Blasio

Female state lawmakers slam NRA and other gun-rights groups for being extremist

Sweating bullets: NRA photo threatening Brooklyn pols ignites firestorm