Tag: background checks

Lawmakers must do more to prevent gun violence

Firearms are the leading cause of death among children and teens in Utah. This disturbing fact underscores the need for more effective gun control laws in our state. However, due to a twisted interpretation of the Second Amendment, our state lawmakers refuse to act on gun violence prevention. Instead of continuing to move in the

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45 days of intensity

After 45 days of an intense legislative session, I think many of us can agree that it feels more like we’ve aged a few years. These seven weeks brought both the highs that reinvigorated our passion for the issues we fight for, as well as the humbling lows that on some days, brought us to

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Better Utah to Screen Documentary – 91% – at the Impact Hub

Source: UtahPolicy.com The Alliance for a Better Utah, as part of the monthly “Movies That Matter” series hosted in partnership with the Impact Hub, will screen the documentary, 91%, on Wednesday, August 10th at 7:30 PM. 91% is a film that explores the discrepancy between the public’s 91% support for universal background checks when purchasing guns and Congress’

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