Gov. Newsom and state officials announce ’emergency actions’ to curb gun violence

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders are holding a news conference Wednesday regarding “efforts to expedite legislation to protect communities from gun violence”, following a mass shooting at Uvalde Elementary School in Texas.

Newsom will be joined by state officials, including Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon.

California and Sacramento area officials respond to the Texas elementary school shooting

“14 children and a teacher dead. Another shooting. And the GOP won’t do a damn thing about it. Who the hell are we if we cannot keep our kids safe. This is preventable. Our inaction is a choice. We need nationwide, comprehensive, commonsense gun safety NOW,” Newsom said in a tweet Tuesday.

This is a developing story.

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