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Leaders of 145 companies ask US Senate to pass gun safety measures

Author: Airbnb, Bloomberg LP, Gap & 142 other companies, Published on: 12 September 2019

Every day, 100 Americans are shot and killed and hundreds more are wounded... This is a public health crisis that demands urgent action... As leaders of some of America's most respected companies and those with significant business interests in the United States, we are writing to you because we have a responsibility and obligation to stand up for the safety of our employees, customers and all Americans in the communities we serve across the country. Doing nothing about America's gun violence crisis is
simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety... [W]e urge the Senate to stand with the American public and take action on gun safety by passing a bill to require background checks on all gun sales and a strong Red Flag law that would allow courts to issue life-saving extreme risk protection orders... These proposals are common-sense, bipartisan and widely supported by the American public. It is time for the Senate to take action.

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