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Andrea Stewart-Cousins is a critical leader on gun violence prevention in the New York State Senate. A native of New York and a former public school teacher, Senator Stewart-Cousins knows that New York’s strong gun laws save lives. That is why she has been a leading voice in efforts to pass a strong gun safety package this year, which includes bills to establish an extreme risk law and ban bump stocks. While serving as a Westchester County Legislator prior to joining the State Senate, she helped strengthen safe storage requirements for local gun owners. Senator Stewart-Cousins is a gun safety champion and will continue to fight until New York families can live free from the threat of gun violence.