"The NRA is once again showing its true colors by coming out against a common-sense measure to prevent school shootings and save lives. The NRA has opposed every single gun safety measure we have put forward in New York because the only thing they care about is selling more guns.
"When the NRA is coming after you, you know you're doing something right. I have never backed down to the NRA at any point in my life, and I don't plan to start now.
"Now it's time that the Republican legislators in Albany put the lives of their constituents before the NRA and take real action against the scourge of deadly gun violence."