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September 02, 2014
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Mental health and guns

Jane Morris

This is not the only story of my husband and guns. In the ‘80s, my husband was a victim of gun violence. A gunman forced his way into my husband’s home in Brooklyn Heights where he lived with his family. The gunman threatened to shoot Chris’s mother and when he defended her, he was shot three times with a .38. He almost lost his life; his recovery took three months.

On December 12, I called Mayor Bloomberg’s office in New York City and spoke with a Robert Feldstein. I told him my story and he told me that he had been working for the past 72 hours with the outpouring of concern, sadness and outrage. He stated he was sorry for what happened and this gave him even more reason to continue the work he is doing.

With a heavy heart,
Jane Morris