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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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Gun lobby and politicians block proposed law to stop suspected terrorists from buying guns in U.S.

Reprinted from Washington Post article: “From 2004 to 2014, over 2,000 terror suspects legally purchased guns in the United States” by Christopher Ingraham on November 16. Given France’s strict gun laws, the terrorists who attacked Paris on Friday may have turned to black market sources for the weapons they used. But in the United States, known and suspected terrorists are allowed

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