In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 photo, advocates for new gun safety regulations encircle New Mexico Democratic state Sen. Linda Lopez, center rear, of Albuquerque at her office at the New Mexico Statehouse in Santa Fe, N.M. An ambitious slate of Democrat-backed bills related to firearms and school safety could vault New Mexico to the forefront of efforts by states to stem gun violence through new legislation.
In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 photo, advocates for new gun safety regulations encircle New Mexico Democratic state Sen. Linda Lopez, center rear, of Albuquerque at her office at the New Mexico Statehouse in Santa Fe, N.M. An ambitious slate of Democrat-backed bills related to firearms and school safety could vault New Mexico to the forefront of efforts by states to stem gun violence through new legislation. Morgan Lee AP Photo
In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 photo, advocates for new gun safety regulations encircle New Mexico Democratic state Sen. Linda Lopez, center rear, of Albuquerque at her office at the New Mexico Statehouse in Santa Fe, N.M. An ambitious slate of Democrat-backed bills related to firearms and school safety could vault New Mexico to the forefront of efforts by states to stem gun violence through new legislation. Morgan Lee AP Photo