Chuck Schumer

Chuck Schumer Using Dead Autistic Child to Push Federal Tracking Program for Autistic Children

No tragedy the New York Democrat can't exploit for self-aggrandizement

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The federal government must create a program to outfit autistic kids with tracking devices, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.

The senator plans to introduce "Avonte's Law" Monday, after 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo was laid to rest. The autistic teen disappeared from the Riverview School in Long Island City, Queens, Oct. 4. His remains were found Jan. 16 along the East River shoreline in College Point.\

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