Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

United States

24 January 2011

Associated Press

NEW YORK - Invoking the memories of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday urged Congress to make sure the system for background checks on firearms purchases includes the names of everyone prohibited from buying weapons and closes loopholes that allow some sales to take place without checks. "We cannot wait any longer," said Bloomberg, an advocate for stronger gun control who helped create Mayors Against Illegal Guns. "We cannot... (GunPolicy.org)

Read More: Associated Press

34225