Gun control

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A Real Exercise in True Democracy

A Real Exercise in True Democracy
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Let’s Stop Jailing People Suffering from Mental Illness --

Here’s a question for you, whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, Independent, or just sick of the whole political process: If we could solve one of our major social issues in Illinois while saving millions in state funds and helping tens of thousands of people in need, would you be in favor of it?
 

Smith & Wesson Shareholder Action

Smith & Wesson Shareholder Action
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Join leaders from Lake County United to engage gun manufacturers in making our communities safer.  At this meeting, shareholders – including leaders from affiliates of LCU – will vote in support of a resolution requiring a report from gun manufacturers.  We have invited key allies to join us in support.

A Real Exercise in True Democracy

A Real Exercise in True Democracy
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If we could help make guns safer for children and other innocents who come across them by accident, and if we could make it hard to operate for dealers who are known to sell guns later found at crime scenes, would you be in favor of that? Do you know how easily you can become involved?

Putting squeeze on gun-makers could help curb Chicago’s gun violence

Putting squeeze on gun-makers could help curb Chicago’s gun violence
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A Chicago Sun-Times editorial -- "This is about following the money. One potentially effective strategy to reduce gun violence in Chicago and our nation, though underused, is to put the squeeze on gun-makers and dealers to make safer guns and better regulate their sale. And the way to put the squeeze on them is to threaten their profits."

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