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Bloomberg-backed group launches ad pressuring senators on gun control

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Alexander Bolton
The Hill [1]
April 13, 2013

Mayors Against Illegal Guns is launching a round of television ads to pressure seven Republican senators and two Democrats to vote for a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks.

The new ad invokes the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and subtly chides the Senate for taking up gun control legislation more than 100 days after the tragedy.

“Some Democrats and Republicans are coming together to support comprehensive background checks on gun sales,” a male narrator states in reference to a deal unveiled earlier this week between Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), who both have A ratings from the National Rifle Association.

“Ninety percent of America supports comprehensive background checks. Call your senators and urge them to join the bipartisan effort for comprehensive background checks,” the narrator says. “Demand action. Now.”

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/293677-bloomberg-backed-group-launches-new-ad-pressuring-senators-on-gun-control

[2] Senators near a deal on background checks for most private gun sales: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senators-near-a-deal-on-background-checks-for-most-private-gun-sales.html

[3] Michael Bloomberg’s Gun Control Group Is Going After A Democratic Senator, And It’s Already Getting Really Personal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/michael-bloombergs-gun-control-group-is-going-after-a-democratic-senator-and-its-already-getting-really-personal.html

[4] Bloomberg In $12 Million TV Blitz For Gun Control: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bloomberg-in-12-million-tv-blitz-for-gun-control.html

[5] Treason Alert: Dems Try to Move Gun Bill Forward Without Allowing Senators to Read It: http://www.prisonplanet.com/treason-alert-dems-try-to-move-gun-bill-forward-without-allowing-senators-to-read-it.html

[6] Background Check Amendment Fails To Pass Senate, Gun Control In Tatters: Obama To Make Statement: http://www.prisonplanet.com/background-check-amendment-fails-to-pass-senate-gun-control-in-tatters-obama-to-make-statement.html

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