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This year, Rep. Mike Stewart and Sen. Sara Kyle are sponsoring legislation that would require all gun purchases to undergo a background check.  Over 90% of Americans  and a large majority of Tennesseans support expanding background checks. The bill will be up for a vote in both the House Civil Justice Subcommittee and the Senate Judiciary on April 5. US Police

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#DisarmHate Day of Action Rally

The Safe Tennessee Project organized a 26 minute sit in outside Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Franklin office Wednesday afternoon  as part of nationwide “day of action” to draw attention to the inaction of congress to pass common sense gun law legislation supported by an overwhelming majority of Americans, and Tennesseans.  Organizations across the country held similar events, urged on by the members of congress who led

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Vote on Background Checks and Terror Gap – Monday, June 20th!

June 2oth – Just days after we remember the anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, here is another important action to take – Call Your Senators.  Early last Thursday morning — after nearly 15 hours, holding one of the longest filibusters in U.S history — a bipartisan coalition of senators led by Senator Chris Murphy forced

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