Tell Congress: Reinstate the Assault Weapons Ban Now
We shouldn’t have to live like this—and we won’t stand for inaction from our lawmakers any longer. Send a message urging your U.S. Senators and Representative to reinstate the bipartisan Assault Weapons Ban now.Tell Congress
Tell ATF: Close the Online and Gun Show Loopholes
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has proposed a regulation to help close loopholes that let people sell guns online and at gun shows without conducting background checks. But ATF needs to hear from us: Tell them to close the online and gun show loopholes.Submit Your Comment
Our Lawmakers Must Keep Assault Weapons out of the Hands of Violent Extremists
Our country is facing a crisis of hate-fueled gun violence. We shouldn't have to live in a country where we are forced to live in fear of being shot and killed for who we are.Add Your Name
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Maine does not require background checks on all gun sales and does not have an Extreme Risk law.
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Gun dealers play an important role in keeping communities safe.
In 2022, there were nearly 78,000 licensed gun dealers in the United States—more than all McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, and Wendy’s locations combined. This report spells out the basic facts about licensed dealers and the relationship between these dealers and gun crimes.Read the Report
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