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Thursday, July 16th
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2020 Gun Safety Poll Results In
Overwhelming support for common-sense gun safety measures in Rhode Island. Highlights include:
71.5% Support Limiting Magazines to 10 Rounds
70.5% Support a Ban on Assault Weapons
Less than 20% have a gun in their home
The Ocean State topped the list of U.S. states for NICS gun background checks in March. We’ve timelined the events that have lead up to this shocking new statistic.
From the RICAGV Blog
The council will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 3 at 3pm to reconsider this resolution with a minor change in the language.
This resolution is intentionally designed to create division.
A sad reality for students, explained by Catherine Sawoski, president of High School Democrats RI.
We’ve put together a few facts to help our supporters where their town councils are proposing to cherry-pick which gun laws they will enforce.
Adults often bring concealed weapons to schools, even if weapons are prohibited by the school and by the law.
For the second time in almost exactly one year the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rejects Second Amendment protection for assault-style weapons and high capacity magazines.
Hearings were held on March 19, 2019 and there appears to be no intention to move these bills to the floor for debate and an up-or-down vote.
Discussions about activism to reduce gun violence in RI with local TV personality and former mayor Joe Paolino.
Part of RISD Stands Against Gun Violence, this exhibit features works from local students and artists from communities most effected by gun violence.
2020 Legislative Agenda
Banning Ghost Guns
These do-it-yourself firearms can be built in the home, creating untraceable guns for use by anyone, and circumventing background checks that prevent criminals from owning a gun.
Regulating High Capacity Magazines
Limiting ammunition magazines to 10 rounds makes it harder for killers to commit mass murder and gives people critical seconds to flee or try to fight back.
Gun Control IS Constitutional
In 2008, District of Columbia v. Heller affirmed:
“the [Second Amendment] right was not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.”
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