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Delgado speaks at Poughkeepsie anti-gun violence rally

May 31, 2022 1:03 pm

Mid-Hudson News reports that Lt. Gov.Antonio Delgado was among those attending a vigil for victims and families of the Uvalde and Buffalo shootings May 28 in Poughkeepsie. “When you marry hate to the access to weapons of war, you get calamity, you get the heinous reality that we are experiencing right now in America,” he said. “Then you factor in the way we have been detached from each other, social media, and the ways individuals can go down rabbit holes and struggle to find themselves and lose their wherewithal as a result, so the mental health peace is also a factor.” That vigil was sponsored by Moms Demand Action in the Hudson Valley and Hudson Valley Strong - Indivisible. The March For Our Lives group is planning anti-gun violence rallies around the country in June 11. Locally, so far there are marches planned that day in Saugerties, Peekskill, and in Western Massachusetts. Read more about this story at Mid-Hudson News.