Thursday, June 09, 2022

220 CEOs demand immediate action from the Senate to reduce gun violence


More than 200 business leaders, representing employees in all 50 states, sent a joint letter to the Senate on Thursday, demanding "bold urgent action" to address gun violence in the wake of the killing of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas last month.

"Like you, we continue to bear witness to the toll of America's gun violence epidemic and its impact on our communities. Our country needs you to take bold urgent action to address our gun violence epidemic," the letter said.
The letter is signed by some of the nation's largest companies including Bloomberg LP, The Permanente Medical Group, Levi Strauss (LEVI), Dick's Sporting Goods, Lyft and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Gun control advocacy groups, including Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, applauded the letter...MORE

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