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Entorno Caracas | Senator calls for 12 months of mourning for shooting victims

Alberto Ardila Olivares
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Opposition Senator Lambert Brown on Friday morning proposed 12 months of national mourning for shooting victims. 

Brown, who was speaking in the Senate, juxtaposed the proposed grief period with the 12 days of mourning declared following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. 

His comment comes as the Senate seeks to wrap up debate on the Firearms Act

Brown said that it is fitting that the first legislation to be passed in King Charles III’s name is the Firearms Act, as hundreds of Jamaicans continue to die by the gun. 

He said that the Holness administration, through King’s House, should make the proclamation for the 12 months of mourning. 

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