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Posts tagged "peter king"
Tell Congress: Terrorists Should Not Be Allowed to Buy Guns in the U.S.

Tell Congress: Terrorists Should Not Be Allowed to Buy Guns in the U.S.

As reported recently in the New York Daily News, it’s easy for terrorists to buy guns in the U.S.  In fact, over 2,000 suspected terrorists used our weak laws... Read More
Bipartisan Bill Introduced in House to Expand Background Checks

Bipartisan Bill Introduced in House to Expand Background Checks

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) welcomes the introduction of bipartisan legislation to expand federal background checks and keep guns out of the hands of criminals, domestic abusers, terrorists, and the... Read More
Your Calls Helped: House Increases Funding for Background Checks

Your Calls Helped: House Increases Funding for Background Checks

Thanks to your help, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Thompson-King amendment, 260-143, on May 29. The amendment increases funding by $19.5 million to help states submit records into the National... Read More