So far this year, we’ve seen at least 18 school shootings and at least 145 mass shootings. Firearms are the leading cause of death for U.S. children and teens.
Last year’s bipartisan gun safety bill was a huge victory. We broke the logjam in Washington for the first time in three decades, but we know there is more that can be done.
For years, I’ve fought to pass universal background checks. Nearly half of the U.S. Senate has signed on to sponsor this bill, and more than 90% of Americans support universal background checks.
But too many Republicans in Congress still cower to the gun lobby. They care more about the profits of their gun lobby backers than they do about saving lives. The epidemic of gun violence is a uniquely American problem. Enough is enough.
I’m asking for your help. Will you chip in any amount to the Connecticut Democratic Party today to help us defeat Republicans who side with the gun lobby and elect Democrats who push for stronger gun safety legislation? [[link removed]]
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We can enact laws that save lives. We proved that last year with my Bipartisan Safer Communities Act - the most significant gun legislation passed in 30 years.
But more can and must be done to protect our communities and save lives, and your contribution today will help [[link removed]] .
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