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Mayors Against Illegal Guns is a national, bipartisan coalition of mayors working to make America’s communities safer. Join the mayor of your city in asking Washington to take common-sense steps to keep illegal guns out of dangerous hands.

President Obama announced a new task force headed by Vice President Biden to address the epidemic of gun violence in America. He committed to delivering a set of concrete proposals for new laws no later than January.

But, as he said, he can’t do this alone. That's why we need to step up. We need to let our representatives in Congress know it's time to act now.

Call your members of Congress and Demand A Plan: www.demandaplan.org/calls

Here are three common sense principals for any comprehensive legislative plan:

1. Require criminal background checks for every gun sold in America

2. Ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines that enable mass killing

3. Make gun trafficking a federal crime, with stiff penalties for those who arm criminals

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Alan Joseph Williams
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Alan Joseph Williams

Here are the phone numbers and contact information for Baltimore's Congresspeople.

If you aren't sure which district you live in, check out this interactive map: www.govtrack.us/congress/membe...

You can also support the effort by donating to the Mayor's Against Illegal Guns: www.DemandAPlan.org/fight

MD-2 - Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger
(202) 225-3061
@Call_Me_Dutch
dutch.house.gov/

MD-3 - Rep. John Sarbanes
(202) 225-4016
sarbanes.house.gov/

MD-7 - Rep. Elijah Cummings
(202) 225-4741
cummings.house.gov/

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Dan

Great op-ed in USA Today from Mayor Michael Bloomberg today that clearly outlines 3 policy changes that are supported by a majority of Americans (including gun owners) -

www.usatoday.com/story/opinion...

1. Prohibit the manufacture and sale of the military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips

2. Fix the broken background check system. Half of all gun sales in the U.S. are conducted without a background check. Criminals, the mentally ill, minors and domestic abusers are all prohibited from purchasing guns, but they all can do so as easily as attending a gun show or going online.

3. Make gun trafficking a felony

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Michael Bloomberg: 6 ways to stop gun madness

Steps Obama should take to make real changes. Our kids deserve it.

www.usatoday.com/story/opinion...

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