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Ask Congress to Support Universal Background Checks

Today, House Democrats introduced legislation for universal background checks. Ask your rep for their support.

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Read about Gabby Giffords and House Democrats introducing a bill that would establish Universal Background Checks.

Background Check Bill Marks Gun Control as a Priority for House Democrats

The New York Times
Then as now, the National Rifle Association opposed the measure. “So-called universal background checks will never be universal because criminals do not comply with the law,” said Jennifer Baker, a spokeswoman for the powerful gun lobby. She noted that the gunman who shot Ms. Giffords passed a background check. His name did not come up in the…Read More