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Mayors Against Illegal Guns

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  • NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'

    NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'
    HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
  • State Announces Initiative To Improve Mental Health Reporting To NICS

    State Announces Initiative To Improve Mental Health Reporting To NICS
    Before Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and wounded 17 more at Virginia Tech in 2007, he was able to purchase firearms because his mental health history had not been reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Now, using federal...
  • Press On For Better Background Checks For Guns

    Press On For Better Background Checks For Guns
    Way too often, from Connecticut to Virginia to Arizona, mentally unstable people get their hands on firearms. To stop this, state officials are creating a database of people who are disqualified for mental health reasons from owning a gun, part of a...
  • Ricin sent to Mayor Bloomberg over gun control, NYPD says

    Ricin sent to Mayor Bloomberg over gun control, NYPD says
    Letters threatening New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg over gun control laws have tested positive for the poison ricin, police said Wednesday. An unspecified number of New York Police Department personnel reported minor symptoms from the poison that...
  • Gun control group goes after Rubio with new ad

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio — and his presidential ambitions — are the targets of a new attack ad running in Florida this week that looks to pressure the Florida Republican on his gun stance. The ad, seen here, accuses the...
  • Pawlowski, Panto appear in pro-gun control video

     
    Check out Allentown's own Mayor Ed Pawlowski's in this video campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The campaign, which includes more than 900 U.S. mayors, has called for required criminal background checks for every gun sold, a ban on assault weapons...