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2013-08-26 12:24:09

Participants Set To Urge Congress To Pass Tough-On-Crime Background Checks Legislation, Thank Mayor Menino for Leadership in National Fight To Reduce Gun Violence Rally is Part of "No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence" Bus Tour; www.NoMoreNames.org BOSTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 28th, Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, U.S. Representative Michael Capuano, Massachusetts members of Mayors Against...

2013-06-03 20:20:40

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the U.S. Court of Appeals decision to uphold the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives' (ATF) requirement that dealers in four southwest border states report multiple sales of semiautomatic assault rifles, the co-chairs of Mayors Against Illegal Guns - New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino - issued the following statement: "The ATF's program requiring dealers to report multiple...

2013-04-10 16:24:13

NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Below are statements from the Mayors Against Illegal Guns co-chairs, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino. The coalition today also released this fact sheet on the Manchin-Toomey amendment. Mayors Against Illegal Guns Co-Chair and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg: "Over the last few months, Americans across the country and in both parties have demanded that those in Washington take commonsense...

2013-04-04 08:27:50

After Tragedy in Newtown, State Lawmakers Pass Commonsense Gun Reform to Help Save Lives; Polls Show Overwhelming National Support for Background Checks; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the Connecticut Legislature's passage of gun safety legislation that includes comprehensive and enforceable background checks, a strengthened assault weapons ban, and limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines, the co-chairs of Mayors Against Illegal...

2013-03-26 12:27:34

Ads Part of National Campaign Calling on Political Leaders to Support Commonsense Reforms; Polls Show Overwhelming National Support for Background Checks Coalition Also Organizing National Day to Demand Action on Thursday, March 28 with More than 100 Events Across the Country; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced that ads will begin to air in Georgia today demanding that Senator Saxby Chambliss and Senator...

2013-03-19 12:25:33

New Ad Features Police Chiefs and Other Law Enforcement Leaders from Across the U.S. Saying Now is the Time for Common-Sense Reforms Like Background Checks for All Gun Sales Background Checks Save Lives and Help Police Catch Criminals; Polls Show Overwhelming Support for Background Checks; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns today released a new ad featuring law enforcement leaders from across the country calling on...

2013-03-13 16:24:51

Legislation Sponsored By Senator Schumer Would Close The Private Sale Loophole by Requiring Private Sellers to Meet Buyers at a Local Dealer to Conduct a Background Check; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a map today showing that 99.8 percent of Virginians live within ten miles of a gun store, disproving the gun lobby's claim that background checks would be a burden for private gun sellers and bolstering the...

2013-03-13 16:24:44

Legislation Sponsored by Senator Schumer Would Close the Private Sale Loophole by Requiring Private Sellers to Meet Buyers at a Local Dealer to Conduct a Background Check; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a map today showing that 98.3 percent of Oregonians live within ten miles of a gun store, disproving the gun lobby's claim that background checks would be a burden for private gun sellers and bolstering the...

2013-03-13 16:24:41

Legislation Sponsored by Senator Schumer Would Close the Private Sale Loophole by Requiring Private Sellers to Meet Buyers at a Local Dealer to Conduct a Background Check Recent Polls Showed That 88 Percent of Pennsylvanians Support Background Checks; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a map today showing that 99.97 percent of Pennsylvanians live within ten miles of a gun store, disproving the gun lobby's claim...

2013-03-07 12:25:52

Mayors of Santa Fe and Tijeras Among 30 Mayors Featured in New PSA; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns today released a new PSA featuring 30 mayors demanding that Congress take immediate action to prevent gun violence. New Mexico mayors featured in the ad are Santa Fe Mayor David Coss and Tijeras Mayor Gloria Chavez. The ad can be viewed here: www.DemandAction.org/Mayors. The PSA marks a transition in the coalition's...