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Tell the Senate: Pass Universal Background Checks for All Gun Purchases

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Tell the Senate: Pass Universal Background Checks for All Gun Purchases

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Petition Statement

If a background check is needed to join the military and carry a weapon in Iraq, we should require the same of people who want to carry one at home.
There are currently 113,384 signatures. NEW goal - We need 125,000 signatures!

Petition Background

Did you know that members of the military are required to pass a background check before they're allowed to join the service?

The U.S. Senate is getting ready to vote on universal background checks and despite the fact that 92% of Americans support the measure, its passage remains in doubt. I had to pass a background check to carry a weapon in Iraq, and we should require the same of people who want to carry one at home.

We only have a few days to demonstrate the overwhelming support this issue enjoys. Thousands of veterans with VoteVets.org have already signed a petition on this issue. Will you add your name to theirs today? We'll have a veteran deliver your message to the U.S. Senate before the vote.

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