Editorial Note: This guest blog post was written by Kathy Sakahara, League of Women Voters of Washington (LWVWA).
“Ultimately, political fears and outrageous claims won out over common sense," said Elisabeth MacNamara, League President.
America faces an epidemic of gun related violence. Approximately 268 people are shot every single day.
It’s time to stop the violence. Legislation with common sense solutions to gun violence will protect our children, our citizens and help restore our public confidence. Tell the Senate to move forward with common sense gun legislation.