Board of Legislators votes to require warning labels on firearms

Board of Legislators votes to require warning labels on firearms

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2022, 10:18 PM

Updated 732 days ago

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Board of Legislators votes to require warning labels on firearms
The Westchester County Board of Legislators voted unanimously on Monday to require warning labels be posted where firearms are sold.
The labels would warn that access to a firearm in the home increases the risk of suicide, homicide and accidental death.
It would also include contact information for the county's Crisis Prevention and Response Team and the National Suicide Hotline.
The labels would be displayed at retailers, and also be given to people seeking gun licenses in Westchester.


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