Suttle joins call for universal background checks on gun purchases

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Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am

Mayor Jim Suttle called on Congress to approve universal background checks for gun purchases Thursday, joining a coalition of U.S. mayors who support stricter gun control measures.

“Washington needs to hear, and hear loud and clear, from the people they represent that they want an end to gun violence,” Suttle said alongside a handful of north Omaha community leaders. “And the steps need to start right now, one by one by one.”

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