Jan 18, 2009 · Nyasia Pryear, 17, a junior and star pupil at Nazareth Regional HS who aspired to be a journalist, was struck in the face around 3:30 a.m. as the “teen night” no-alcohol party at the Elks ...
Pro-gun Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will visit a Brooklyn school where an honors student was killed by a stray bullet. ... whose daughter Nyasia Pryear-Yard was killed when a gunman fired into a crowd ... It is a real shame that young people cannot go out and enjoy themselves instead of getting hurt. Nyasia Pryear-Yard, 17 year-old honors student and aspiring model, was shot and killed at a teenage dance club in Brooklyn early Sunday morning.
It came after a February 2009 meeting with the parents of Nyasia Pryear-Yard, a 17-year-old high school student fatally shot in Brooklyn. The 2006 nightlife legislation in New York City was enacted on August 23, 2006 in response to violent crime involving nightclubs in the New York City area.One of the first measures to come about was a three-point plan proposed by New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in her August 8, 2006 memorandum. The Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking & Crime Prevention Act of 2019 is named after two teenage girls who were victims of gun violence and were killed by trafficked guns. Hadiya Pendleton was from Chicago, IL, and Nyasia Pryear-Yard was from Brooklyn, NY.
Jun 27, 2019 · Gillibrand’s 2014 memoir “Off The Sidelines” tells the story of 17-year-old Nyasia Pryear-Yard, who was struck by a stray bullet while attending a teen dance club. The death of the teen was horrific and stunning for her community. Aug 26, 2019 · The Maloney-King bill, the Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019, would make firearms trafficking a federal felony and impose stronger penalties for “straw purchasers” who buy guns for convicted felons and others who are prohibited from buying guns on their own. The measure is named for Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard, two teenage victims of gun violence who were slain in Chicago and Brooklyn, respectively. Both were killed with illegal guns. Jun 24, 2019 · The 2020 presidential hopeful has invoked 17-year-old Nyasia Pryear-Yard in interviews, speeches, and her 2014 memoir Off The Sidelines. Pryear-Yard was killed by a stray bullet at a teen dance ... The 2020 presidential hopeful has invoked 17-year-old Nyasia Pryear-Yard in interviews, speeches, and her 2014 memoir Off The Sidelines. Pryear-Yard was killed by a stray bullet at a teen dance club, and her death stunned her Brooklyn community.