Call on Congress to act on gun violence
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Call on Congress to act on gun violence

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      Organizing for Action

The families of gun violence have suffered too much for lawmakers to sit back and do nothing.

An overwhelming 90% of Americans support background checks for gun sales—but a minority of senators refused to listen to the people who elected them, and voted to block the bill.

Next week, Organizing for Action will personally deliver a letter to Congress from hundreds of thousands of people demanding action—but it will only be as powerful as the supporters behind it.

Add your name, and tell Congress: Take action to expand background checks for gun sales, and keep guns out of the hands of criminals.

To:
U.S. Congress
I am one of the 90% of Americans who support background checks for gun sales. Please take action to keep guns out of the hands of criminals.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • about 1 month ago

      We cannot have peace among men whose hearts delight in killing any living creature. By every act that glorifies or even tolerates such moronic delight in killing we set back the progress of humanity.

      -- Rachel Carson

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    • Wayne Gadberry FRANKLIN PARK, NJ
      • 6 months ago

      I did not sign this petition. I believe that the government needs to do house cleaning on things such as Fast & Furious, where they comitted the felonys here. Ever killing is used for ammunition to end We the peoples Rights. People kill people, not guns. I gaurentee if it were possible to collect every gun in the world, people would still be murdered, whether it be by sword, knife, bat or a rock.

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    • yung dolja ATLANTA, GA
      • 7 months ago

      we work to hard for someone to just come and take it away espcially those ho are single parents and those who think it cool are goin to get hurt because us as american are starting to fight back ..either live for nothing or die for something

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    • Nitsa Peacelove TOMS RIVER, NJ
      • 7 months ago

      What a dumb question... Guns are ok in the hands of Canadians, cross the bridge into Detroit & see how Americans use guns...

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    • Ann Thacker NORTHAMPTON, PA
      • 9 months ago

      Too many children & adults are being killed. 60 percent of U.S. homicides occur using a firearm, which is the 26th-highest rate in the world.

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