‘Lives are at stake:’ How Grandmothers Against Gun Violence are making themselves heard

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‘Lives are at stake:’ How Grandmothers Against Gun Violence are making themselves heard

As gun-control legislation wound its way through Congress in March, Grandmothers Against Gun Violence was cheering. The Seattle-based group commended the House of Representatives for passing two bills that would tighten federal regulations of gun sales. One expands background checks on people who buy or transfer firearms, and the other would amend the “Charleston loophole,” which lets gun sales proceed without a completed background check if three business days have passed. Welcome to the “grandmothers” world, one in which they see progress toward reduced gun violence–but also foot-dragging.

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