Ridgecrest, California Mayor Dan Clark contends that Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns used his name illegally on recent letters and that he dropped out of the group long ago. Read more
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has introduced his sweeping legislation to the city, which will include strict new limits on gun purchases, and require all guns sales to be reported. Read more
In the Land of Lincoln Gov. Pat Quinn is backing legislation to ban so-called assault weapons, large magazines, and .50 caliber rifles and cartridges to “save lives and protect communities.” Read more
Mayor Frank Jackson announced Tuesday a plan to combat gun violence in Cleveland that would include a gun offender registry, rationing purchases and other controversial measures. Read more
Citing a high murder rate and blaming it on states with loose gun control, Chicago is asking for federal gun trafficking laws as well as expanded background checks. Read more
Perhaps it was doomed from the beginning, but the “Everytown for gun safety” Facebook page has shut down. The pro-gun admin claiming to be responsible for it closed shop over the weekend.
A gun rights advocate claimed the Everytown for gun safety Facebook page before the newly formed Michael Bloomberg-backed group hopped on it.
Mark Boughton, current mayor of Danbury, Connecticut, announced Wednesday that he was leaving Mayors Against Illegal Guns, citing the group’s push for toughening gun laws. Read more
The report reveals that 44 school shootings have occurred in the 14 months following the Newtown tragedy, but not everyone agrees that school shootings are on the rise. Read more
The number of members in Mayors Against Illegal Guns has dropped from its high of 1,046 in December 2012 to 885 today, a decrease of 15 percent. Read more