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Whitmer, governors call for tighter gun laws

Posted at 11:54 AM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 11:54:18-04

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer is joining several other states to call for Congress to pass gun reform legislation.

11 governors, including Whitmer, signed a letter to President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

The group of governors is urging the passage of Red Flag Laws, universal background checks, outlawing assault weapons and strengthening mental health screening for those looking to buy a firearm.

Other states who signed on the letter include New York, New Jersey, California and Illinois.

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