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Background checks prevent people with a criminal record and those who are a danger to themselves or others from buying a gun. And yet about 40% of all guns are sold without a background check, through private sellers, online, or at gun shows.
Over 90% of Americans agree that background checks are a sensible step to keep guns out of the hands of those likely to misuse them. More people approve of background checks than of Italian food! And yet chances are strong that Congress will not pass this sensible measure -- unless we take action.
Contact your Senator or Representative to say you support background checks for all gun purchases.
If you need help contacting your Senator, Americans for Responsible Solutions has a link that will help you: