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Mayors Against Illegal Guns’ Statement on Obama’s Gun Policy Comments

March 11, 2009

By Richard Webster, Domestic Crimes Examiner

Continue reading on Examiner.com Mayors Against Illegal Guns` statement on Obama`s gun policy comments – National domestic crimes | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/domestic-crimes-in-national/mayors-against-illegal-guns-statement-on-obama-s-gun-policy-comments#ixzz1PJDP3qyB

When President  Obama agreed in the March 13th Arizona Daily Star with the need for greater enforcement of gun control laws and improved background checks, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino (co-chairs of the bipartisan Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition) released the following statement:

Today, President Obama signaled he has heard the message of more than 550 mayors – Republicans, Democrats, and independents – who support common-sense reform of our broken gun background check system.  Our coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns has proposed a straightforward plan to fix the problem the President discussed: people who are legally prohibited from owning guns can easily buy them.

First, we must ensure that all records of prohibited purchasers like criminals, drug abusers, domestic violence offenders and the seriously mentally ill are in the federal background check system.  Second, we should make sure every gun seller performs a simple background check.

We strongly agree with the President that we can – and must – respect the Second Amendment and the rights of law-abiding gun owners while still tackling this problem.  And we look forward to working with him to ensure that the new national dialogue he has called for culminates in real solutions.

Continue reading on Examiner.com Mayors Against Illegal Guns` statement on Obama`s gun policy comments – National domestic crimes | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/domestic-crimes-in-national/mayors-against-illegal-guns-statement-on-obama-s-gun-policy-comments#ixzz1PJCkorzu

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