The bill passed with support from North Carolina’s US Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, both Republicans who have received millions from groups that oppose legislation on firearms.
Gun reform has a long way to go before it’s passed. But 10 Democrats and 10 Republicans, including NC’s Burr and Tillis, are working on it behind the scenes.
School children across America have felt the fear that gripped Congress last week. That’s why this NC mom is calling for stronger gun laws.
As President-elect Biden steps into the White House in January—and with a much more powerful grassroots movement in place—gun-safety activists are pushing him to prioritize reform measures.
The president of the American Federation of Teachers, along with a member who is a Sandy Hook shooting survivor, discuss how our new reality raises the stakes on the epidemic of gun violence in communities.
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