Charles Schumer Archive
senate minority leader, chuck schumer. [applause] >> let's hear it for matt post and his great words. folks, one month ago, 17 americans, 14 children were killed at marjory stoneman douglas douglas high school. let us remember the thousands upon thousands of children who have died at the hands of gun violence. yesterday, there were 7000 pairs of unworn shoes here on the east front of the capital. representing 7000 kids whose lives would have been before them. 7000 kids who died of gun violence only since sandy hook. enough is enough. [applause] now everyone, i have been through these wars.i'm the author of the brady law and the assault weapons ban during the nra -- [applause] the nra has maybe public enemy number one and i am proud of it! [applause] and we have been fighting for 10 years. every time of the viselike grip of the nra on the necks of some of these politicians has succeeded. but this time, it won't! do you want to know why? it won't be because we have you! [applause] and...
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