31st Senate District candidates unite behind gun control legislation

The Connection Newspapers: Wednesday, October 14th, 2015


By Vernon Miles.


While Republicans and Democrats disagree on virtually everything, gun control still stands out above the rest as one of the more divisive issues. But in Arlington’s 31st Senate District, it’s one of the few issues that has found support from both the Democratic and Republican candidates.


Alongside education and preventing sexual assaults on campuses, state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31) has made gun control a key platform in her campaign.


“I think that gun violence has reached unacceptable levels,” said Favola. “I have put in bills to take firearms away from folks who have demonstrated violent behavior.”


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