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GUN SHOW LOOPHOLE -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns

What is the gun show loophole?

Federal law allows people who sell guns to avoid running background checks or keeping records by calling themselves occasional sellers, and these sellers often congregate at gun shows.  The loophole provides criminals with easy access to firearms without having to worry about any background checks.

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Facts about the gun show loophole:

    30% of trafficking:  One ATF study found gun shows involved with over 10,000 trafficked guns a year -- about 30% of all criminal trafficking.

    New York City Investigation of Gun Shows:  35 out of 47 sellers approached by investigators completed sales to people who appeared to be criminals or straw purchasers.

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It's time to Close the Gun Show Loophole.



400 Mayors Call on Congress to Support H.R.2324/S.843 and
Close the Gun Show Loophole (pdf)

July 1, 2009

As members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 400 mayors in 44 states representing more than 56 million Americans, we are writing to urge Congress to close the gun show loophole by passing H.R.2324/S.843. For too long, the gun show loophole has provided criminals and other prohibited purchasers easy access to guns by allowing them to sidestep background checks. H.R.2324/S.843, introduced by Representative Mike Castle (R-DE) and Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), would close this loophole by requiring background checks on all firearm sales at gun shows.

Currently, licensed gun dealers are required to run criminal background checks on all buyers, but criminals can simply avoid these checks by buying from unlicensed gun-sellers. As a result of this loophole, gun shows have become a major venue for illegal gun trafficking.

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Sincerely,

Thomas M. Menino, Mayor of Boston, Coalition Co-Chair

Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, Coalition Co-Chair


Members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns:

Mayor Larry P. Langford, Birmingham, Alabama
Mayor Thomas Henderson, Center Point, Alabama
Mayor Carroll L. Watson, Lincoln, Alabama
Mayor Samuel L. Jones, Mobile, Alabama
Mayor Ron Davis, Prichard, Alabama
Mayor Omar Neal, Tuskegee, Alabama
Mayor Carolyn Floyd, Kodiak, Alaska
Mayor Patrick Hays, North Little Rock, Arkansas
Mayor Carl A. Redus, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Mayor Jane P. Kennedy, Campbell, California
Mayor Cheryl Cox, Chula Vista, California
Mayor Robert Wasserman, Fremont, California
Mayor Marc Searl, Hemet, California
Mayor Roosevelt F. Dorn, Inglewood, California
Mayor Sukhee Kang, Irvine, California
Mayor Larry Burrola, Irwindale, California
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles, California
Mayor Rob Schroder, Martinez, California
Mayor Jim Ridenour, Modesto, California
Mayor Paul Eaton, Montclair, California
Mayor Ronald V. Dellums, Oakland, California
Mayor Sue Severson, Orinda, California
Mayor Jean M. Benson, Palm Desert, California
Mayor Pamela Torliatt, Petaluma, California
Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, Pleasanton, California
Mayor Jonathan Harrison, Redlands, California
Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, Richmond, California
Mayor Dennis Donohue, Salinas, California
Mayor Patrick J. Morris, San Bernardino, California
Mayor Jerry Sanders, San Diego, California
Mayor Gavin Newsom, San Francisco, California
Mayor Chuck Reed, San Jose, California
Mayor Miguel Pulido, Santa Ana, California
Mayor Marty Blum, Santa Barbara, California
Mayor Susan Gorin, Santa Rosa, California
Mayor Joseph D. Serrano, Sr., Santa Fe Springs, California
Mayor Ken Genser, Santa Monica, California
Mayor Paul Miller, Simi Valley, California
Mayor Ann Johnston, Stockton, California
Mayor Anthony Spitaleri, Sunnyvale, California
Mayor Morris Vance, Vista, California
Mayor Abbe Land, West Hollywood, California
Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, West Sacramento, California
Mayor John Hickenlooper, Denver, Colorado
Mayor Bill Finch, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Mayor April Capone Almon, East Haven, Connecticut
Mayor Eddie Perez, Hartford, Connecticut
Mayor John DeStefano, New Haven, Connecticut
Mayor Richard A. Moccia, Norwalk, Connecticut
Mayor Dannel P. Malloy, Stamford, Connecticut
Mayor Scott Slifka, West Hartford, Connecticut
Mayor Adrian Fenty, Washington, DC
Mayor Carleton E. Carey Sr., Dover, Delaware
Mayor Vance A. Funk, III, Newark, Delaware
Mayor James M. Baker, Wilmington, Delaware
Mayor John S. Meserve, Atlantic Beach, Florida
Mayor Manny Fernandez, Atlantis, Florida
Mayor Susan Gottlieb, Aventura, Florida
Mayor Perry Knight, Bowling Green, Florida
Mayor Jerry Taylor, Boyton Beach, Florida
Mayor Debby Eisinger, Cooper City, Florida
Mayor Scott J. Brook, Coral Springs, Florida
Mayor Linda Riner-Mizell, Dundee, Florida
Mayor Joyce A. Davis, El Portal, Florida
Mayor Bruce Malcolm, Fernandina Beach, Florida
Mayor Jim Humphrey, Fort Myers, Florida
Mayor Charles Sanders, Greenwood, Florida
Mayor Joy Cooper, Hallandale Beach, Florida
Mayor Joseph S. Kroll, Haverhill, Florida
Mayor Peter Bober, Hollywood, Florida
Mayor Kenneth M. Shultz, Hypoluxo, Florida
Mayor John Peyton, Jacksonville, Florida
Mayor Muriel H. Whitman, Kenneth City, Florida
Mayor Mary Lou Hildreth, Keystone Heights, Florida
Mayor Morgan McPherson, Key West, Florida
Mayor Patricia Gerard, Largo, Florida
Mayor Barrington Russell, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
Mayor Richard Kaplan, Lauderhill, Florida
Mayor Roseann Minnet, Lauderdale By the Sea, Florida
Mayor Patricia Shontz, Madeira Beach, Florida
Mayor Gene Wright, Malone, Florida
Mayor Manuel Diaz, Miami, Florida
Mayor Matti H. Bower, Miami Beach, Florida
Mayor Bill Barnett, Naples, Florida
Mayor Harriet Pruette, Neptune Beach, Florida
Mayor John Glanzer, Newberry, Florida
Mayor Randall Wise, Niceville, Florida
Mayor Raymond Marin, North Miami Beach, Florida
Mayor David Norris, North Palm Beach, Florida
Mayor Darla Lauer, Oak Hill, Florida
Mayor Joseph L. Kelley, Opa-Locka, Florida
Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orlando, Florida
Mayor Fred Costello, Ormond Beach, Florida
Mayor Carol McCormack, Palm Shores, Florida
Mayor Emma Shoaff, Pembroke Park, Florida
Mayor Frank C. Ortis, Pembroke Pines, Florida
Mayor Lamar P. Fisher, Pompano Beach, Florida
Mayor Patricia Christensen, Port St. Lucie, Florida
Mayor John Marks, III, Tallahassee, Florida
Mayor Beth Talabisco, Tamarac, Florida
Mayor Pam Iorio, Tampa, Florida
Mayor Beverly Billiris, Tarpon Springs, Florida
Mayor Lois Frankel, West Palm Beach, Florida
Mayor Gary Bruhn, Windermere, Florida
Mayor John F. Bush, Winter Springs, Florida
Mayor Heidi Davison, Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
Mayor Shirley Franklin, Atlanta, Georgia
Mayor Jere Wood, Roswell, Georgia
Mayor Otis Johnson, Savannah, Georgia
Mayor John Fretti, Valdosta, Georgia
Mayor Donnie Henriques, Woodstock, Georgia
Mayor Mufi Hannemann, Honolulu, Hawaii
Mayor Richard Daley, Chicago, Illinois
Mayor Henderson Yarbrough, Sr., Maywood, Illinois
Mayor Christopher Koos, Normal, Illinois
Mayor Rita Mullins, Palatine, Illinois
Mayor John A. Spring, Quincy, Illinois
Mayor Lawrence J. Morrissey, Rockford, Illinois
Mayor Richard Hickman, Angola, Indiana
Mayor Fred L. Armstrong, Columbus, Indiana
Mayor Tom C. Henry, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Mayor Allan Kauffman, Goshen, Indiana
Mayor Tom Jones, Linton, Indiana
Mayor Stephen Luecke, South Bend, Indiana
Mayor Bruce Hosier, Portland, Indiana
Mayor Barbara Ewing, Tell City, Indiana
Mayor Ernest B. Wiggins, Warsaw, Indiana
Mayor Kay Halloran, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Mayor T.M. Franklin Cownie, Des Moines, Iowa
Mayor Clausie W. Smith, Bonner Springs City, Kansas
Mayor Joe Reardon, Kansas City, Kansas
Mayor Larry G. Meeker, Lake Quivira, Kansas
Mayor Kenneth W. Bernard, Lansing, Kansas
Mayor Elaine Walker, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Mayor John Link, Edgewood, Kentucky
Mayor Jerry Abramson, Louisville, Kentucky
Mayor Susan Barto, Lyndon, Kentucky
Mayor Melvin "Kip" Holden, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Mayor Albert Doughty, Benton, Louisiana
Mayor Ray Nagin, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mayor Cedric B. Glover, Shreveport, Louisiana
Mayor Laurent F. Gilbert Sr., Lewiston, Maine
Mayor Jill C. Duson, Portland, Maine
Mayor Ellen Moyer, Annapolis, Maryland
Mayor Sheila Dixon, Baltimore, Maryland
Mayor Thatcher W. Kezer, III, Amesbury, Massachusetts
Mayor Thomas Menino, Boston, Massachusetts
Mayor James E. Harrington, Brockton, Massachusetts
Mayor E. Denise Simmons, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mayor Michael A. Tautznik, Easthampton, Massachusetts
Mayor Robert Correria, Fall River, Massachusetts
Mayor Mark Hawke, Gardner, Massachusetts
Mayor Jim Fiorentini, Haverhill, Massachusetts
Mayor Michael J. Sullivan, Holyoke, Massachusetts
Mayor Michael Sullivan, Lawrence, Massachusetts
Mayor Edward C. Caulfield, Lowell, Massachusetts
Mayor Richard C. Howard, Malden, Massachusetts
Mayor Scott Lang, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Mayor John F. Moak, Newburyport, Massachusetts
Mayor Clare Higgins, Northampton, Massachusetts
Mayor Thomas G. Ambrosino, Revere, Massachusetts
Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, Salem, Massachusetts
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Somerville, Massachusetts
Mayor Domenic Sarno, Springfield, Massachusetts
Mayor Susan M. Kay, Weymouth, Massachusetts
Mayor Bobby J. Hopewell, Kalamazaoo, Michigan
Mayor Brenda L. Lawrence, Southfield, Michigan
Mayor Steve Lampi, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Mayor Elizabeth B. Kautz, Burnsville, Minnesota
Mayor Gary F. Van Eyll, Chaska, Minnesota
Mayor Gary Peterson, Columbia Heights, Minnesota
Mayor Don Ness, Duluth, Minnesota
Mayor R.T. Rybak, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mayor Chris Coleman, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Mayor Andrew G. Humprey, Wayzata, Minnesota
Mayor A.J. Holloway, Biloxi, Mississippi
Mayor Johnny DuPree, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Mayor Matthew J. Avara, Pascagoula, Mississippi
Mayor Harold Dielmann, Creve Coeur, Missouri
Mayor Mark Funkhouser, Kansas City, Missouri
Mayor Francis Slay, St. Louis, Missouri
Mayor Ron Tussing, Billings, Montana
Mayor Chris Beutler, Lincoln, Nebraska
Mayor Donald A. Groesser, Ralston, Nebraska
Mayor Jim Bouley, Concord, New Hampshire
Mayor Kevin G. Sanders, Asbury Park, New Jersey
Mayor Joseph V. Doria, Jr., Bayonne, New Jersey
Mayor Jason J. Varano, Berkeley Township, New Jersey
Mayor Gwendolyn A. Faison, Camden, New Jersey
Mayor Sophie Heymann, Borough of Closter, New Jersey
Mayor Carol Foster, Corbin City, New Jersey
Mayor James Carroll, Demarest, New Jersey
Mayor Joseph R. Smith, East Newark, New Jersey
Mayor Robert L. Bowser, East Orange, New Jersey
Mayor Jun Choi, Edison, New Jersey
Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, Elizabeth, New Jersey
Mayor Steven Weinstein, Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Mayor John F. Bencivengo, Hamilton, New Jersey
Mayor James C. DiNardo, Hazlet Township, New Jersey
Mayor Meryl Frank, Highland Park, New Jersey
Mayor Wayne Smith, Irvington, New Jersey
Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Jersey City, New Jersey
Mayor Eugene Kulick, Little Falls, New Jersey
Mayor Frank W. Minor, Logan Township, New Jersey
Mayor Michael Fressola, Manchester Twnshp, New Jersey
Mayor Frank M. North, Merchantville, New Jersey
Mayor James A. Gallos, Borough of Milford, New Jersey
Mayor Donald Cresitello, Morristown, New Jersey
Mayor Cory Booker, Newark, New Jersey
Mayor Peter C. Massa, North Arlington, New Jersey
Mayor Francis M. Womack, III, N. Brunswick, New Jersey
Mayor Randy George, North Haledon, New Jersey
Mayor Michael Luther, Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey
Mayor Samuel Rivera, Passaic, New Jersey
Mayor Jose Torres, Paterson, New Jersey
Mayor Jack Killion, Pennsauken, New Jersey
Mayor Harry L. Wyant, Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Mayor Gary Giberson, Port Republic, New Jersey
Mayor Pasquale Menna, Borough of Red Bank, New Jersey
Mayor Earl Gage, Salem, New Jersey
Mayor Emilia Siciliano, Shrewsbury, New Jersey
Mayor Douglas Palmer, Trenton, New Jersey
Mayor Betty Simmons, Victory Gardens, New Jersey
Mayor Robert Romano, Vineland, New Jersey
Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh, West Windsor, New Jersey
Mayor John E. McCormac, Woodbridge, New Jersey
Mayor Orlando Ortega, Jr., Portales, New Mexico
Mayor David Coss, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Mayor Gerald Jennings, Albany, New York
Mayor Ann Thane, Amsterdam, New York
Mayor Steve Gold, Beacon, New York
Mayor Matthew T. Ryan, Binghamton, New York
Mayor Byron Brown, Buffalo, New York
Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr., Hempstead, New York
Mayor Richard Scalera, Hudson, New York
Mayor Elizabeth Feld, Larchmont, New York
Mayor Marlinda Duncanson, Middletown, New York
Mayor Clinton Young, Mount Vernon, New York
Mayor Nicholas Valentine, Newburgh, New York
Mayor Noam Bramson, New Rochelle, New York
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York, New York
Mayor Robert M. Maciol, New York Mills, New York
Mayor Daniel J. Dwyer, Rensselaer, New York
Mayor Robert Duffy, Rochester, New York
Mayor Brian U. Stratton, Schenectady, New York
Mayor Matthew J. Driscoll, Syracuse, New York
Mayor David R. Roefaro, Utica, New York
Mayor Michael P. Manning, Watervliet, New York
Mayor Philip Amicone, Yonkers, New York
Mayor Terry Bellamy, Asheville, North Carolina
Mayor Ronnie K. Wall, Burlington, North Carolina
Mayor Kevin Foy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Mayor John R. Bost, Clemmons, North Carolina
Mayor Bill Bell, Durham, North Carolina
Mayor Yvonne Johnson, Greensboro, North Carolina
Mayor Patricia C. Dunn, Greensville, North Carolina
Mayor Charles Meeker, Raleigh, North Carolina
Mayor Dennis Walaker, Fargo, North Dakota
Mayor Dan Pillow, Addyston, Ohio
Mayor Donald Plusquellic, Akron, Ohio
Mayor Merle S. Gorden, Beachwood, Ohio
Mayor Daniel Pocek, Bedford, Ohio
Mayor Fletcher Berger, Bedford Heights, Ohio
Mayor John Licastro, Bratenahl, Ohio
Mayor Samuel J. Alai, Broadview Heights, Ohio
Mayor Dale Strasser, Brunswick, Ohio
Mayor Mark Mallory, Cincinnati, Ohio
Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland, Ohio
Mayor Edward Kelley, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Mayor Michael Coleman, Columbus, Ohio
Mayor Jack M. Bacci, Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio
Mayor Rhine McLin, Dayton, Ohio
Mayor Marilee Chinnici-Zuercher, Dublin, Ohio
Mayor Bill Cervenik, Euclid, Ohio
Mayor Theodore Shannon, Fairfax, Ohio
Mayor Thomas J. Longo, Garfield Heights, Ohio
Mayor Joseph C. Hubbard, Glendale, Ohio
Mayor Alan Zaffiro, Golf Manor, Ohio
Mayor Deborah Neale, Lakeline, Ohio
Mayor Michael A. Kolomichuk, Lakemore, Ohio
Mayor Jo Ann Toczek, Linndale, Ohio
Mayor Jim Brown, Lockland, Ohio
Mayor Donald Kuchta, Macedonia, Ohio
Mayor Gregory S. Costabile, Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Mayor Bruce G. Rinker, Mayfield Village, Ohio
Mayor Robert Shiner, Mentor, Ohio
Mayor Gary Starr, Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Mayor Susan Renda, Moreland Hills, Ohio
Mayor Thomas E. O’Grady, North Olmsted, Ohio
Mayor Kathy Mulcahy, Orange Village, Ohio
Mayor Daniel J. Ursu, Richmond Heights, Ohio
Mayor Martin Zanotti, Parma Heights, Ohio
Mayor Bruce H. Akers, Pepper Pike, Ohio
Mayor William Robertson, Rittman, Ohio
Mayor Earl M. Leiken, Shaker Heights, Ohio
Mayor John Smith, Silverton, Ohio
Mayor Kevin C. Patton, Solon, Ohio
Mayor Georgine Welo, South Euclid, Ohio
Mayor Matthew Brett, South Russell, Ohio
Mayor Carleton S. Finkbeiner, Toledo, Ohio
Mayor Darreyl D. Davis, Trotwood, Ohio
Mayor Katherine A. Procop, Twinsburg, Ohio
Mayor Beryl Rothschild, University Heights, Ohio
Mayor Jean A. Anderson, Vermilion, Ohio
Mayor Marlene Anielski, Walton Hills, Ohio
Mayor Michael J. O’Brien, Warren, Ohio
Mayor Barry Porter, Wyoming, Ohio
Mayor Jay Williams, Youngstown, Ohio
Mayor Kathy Taylor, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Mayor Denny Doyle, Beaverton, Oregon
Mayor Kitty Piercy, Eugene, Oregon
Mayor John H. McBeth, Akron, Pennsylvania
Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Mayor Anthony Battalini, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Mayor Charles T. Wahl, Ambler, Pennsylvania
Mayor Bernard Killian, Aspinwall, Pennsylvania
Mayor Alexander Bennett, Jr, Baldwin, Pennsylvania
Mayor Cloyd W. Wagner, Beavertown, Pennsylvania
Mayor David E. Orr, Beech Creek, Pennsylvania
Mayor John B. Callahan, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Mayor Robert M. Myers, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Mayor Jeffrey A. Cowan, Brackenridge, Pennsylvania
Mayor Kenneth Lockhart, Brentwood, Pennsylvania
Mayor Margaret Stock, Butler, Pennsylvania
Mayor Justin M. Taylor, Carbondale, Pennsylvania
Mayor Donald Baumgarten, Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania
Mayor Barbara A. Schlegel, Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
Mayor Wendell N. Butler, Jr., Chester, Pennsylvania
Mayor Brian P. Fox, Christiana, Pennsylvania
Mayor Paul H. McKenna, Churchill, Pennsylvania
Mayor Jonathan J. Mack, Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Helen Thomas, Darby, Pennsylvania
Mayor Thomas R. Lloyd, Dormont, Pennsylvania
Mayor Libby White, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Mayor Heather Ann Bruno, Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Mayor Betty M. Hays, Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania
Mayor Salvatore J. Panto, Jr., Easton, Pennsylvania
Mayor Robert H. Brain, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Mayor Joseph J. Cisco, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Mayor Winfield Iobst, Emmaus, Pennsylvania
Mayor Joseph Sinnott, Erie, Pennsylvania
Mayor Harry W. McLaughlin Jr., Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania
Mayor Fred C. Moyer, Jr., Freeburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Gerald C. Yob, Freemansburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor William E. Troxell, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Karl E. Eisaman, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Cathryn H. Rape, Harmony, Pennsylvania
Mayor Norah Hawkes, Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Mayor Joseph R. Dodson, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Betty Esper, Homestead, Pennsylvania
Mayor Nicholas Yanosich, Industry, Pennsylvania
Mayor Sandra Green, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Mayor J. Richard Gray, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Mayor Jayne C. Young, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Mayor Robert P. Carpenter, Laporte, Pennsylvania
Mayor Fred Feltenberger, Laureldale, Pennsylvania
Mayor Trish Ward, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Mayor John L. Mark, Liverpool, Pennsylvania
Mayor Gerard J. McGlone, Jr., Malvern, Pennsylvania
Mayor Oliver C. Overlander, II, Marietta, Pennsylvania
Mayor Richard Friedberg, Meadville, Pennsylvania
Mayor Angela Adkins, Midland, Pennsylvania
Mayor Karen Bartosh, Midway, Pennsylvania
Mayor Richard C. Trostle, Mohnton, Pennsylvania
Mayor John P. Antoline, Monaca, Pennsylvania
Mayor Jeffrey L. Repasky, Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania
Mayor Joyce K. Somers, Murrysville, Pennsylvania
Mayor Betty T. Cain, New Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Mayor Frank E. Link, New Kensington, Pennsylvania
Mayor Raymond McDonough, N. Braddock, Pennsylvania
Mayor Leonard L. Santimyer, North Irwin, Pennsylvania
Mayor Thomas Reenock, Northampton, Pennsylvania
Mayor Michele Petrini Avvisato, Old Forge, Pennsylvania
Mayor Geoffrey L. Henry, Oxford, Pennsylvania
Mayor Ardele R. Gordon, Parkside, Pennsylvania
Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mayor Morris S. Williams, Pine Gove, Pennsylvania
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mayor John D.W. Reiley, Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Mayor Tom McMahon, Reading, Pennsylvania
Mayor Walter Niedermeyer, Slatington, Pennsylvania
Mayor James C. Kennedy, South Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Mayor Charles Baughman, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Luke Duignam, Tatamy, Pennsylvania
Mayor Jay R. Stover, Telford, Pennsylvania
Mayor Pamela Murphy, Thompsontown, Pennsylvania
Mayor Dale W. Deiter, Tower City, Pennsylvania
Mayor Adam R. Forgie, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
Mayor Mary Jane Haskins, Ulysses, Pennsylvania
Mayor Emerson Fazekas, Versailles, Pennsylvania
Mayor John Andzelik, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Mayor Shane J. Keller, West Reading, Pennsylvania
Mayor Thomas M. Leighton, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Mayor John A. Thompson, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Mayor Mitchell Mogilski, Sr., Wind Gap, Pennsylvania
Mayor Larry Markel, Windsor, Pennsylvania
Mayor Jacqueline B. Mosley, Yeadon, Pennsylvania
Mayor John S. Brenner, York, Pennsylvania
Mayor David Cicilline, Providence, Rhode Island
Mayor Joseph Riley, Charleston, South Carolina
Mayor Robert D. Coble, Columbia, South Carolina
Mayor Joseph T. McElveen, Jr., Sumter, South Carolina
Mayor Dave Munson, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Mayor David Shumaker, Bristol, Tennessee
Mayor Tom Beehan, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Mayor A C Wharton, Shelby County, Tennessee
Mayor Will Wynn, Austin, Texas
Mayor Bill White, Houston, Texas
Mayor Richard Ward, Hurst, Texas
Mayor Bob Kiss, Burlington, Vermont
Mayor Christopher C. Louras, Rutland City, Vermont
Mayor William B. Euille, Alexandria, Virginia
Mayor Paul D. Fraim, Norfolk, Virginia
Mayor Annie M. Mickens, Petersburg, Virginia
Mayor James W. Holley III, Portsmouth, Virginia
Mayor Dwight C. Jones, Richmond, Virginia
Mayor Peter B. Lewis, Auburn, Washington
Mayor Cary Bozeman, Bremerton, Washington
Mayor Greg Nickels, Seattle, Washington
Mayor Bill Baarsma, Tacoma, Washington
Mayor Royce E. Pollard, Vancouver, Washington
Mayor David Edler, Yakima, Washington
Mayor Tom Kennedy, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Mayor Jeff R. Speaker, Brookfield, Wisconsin
Mayor Thomas M. Taylor, Franklin, Wisconsin
Mayor James J. Schmitt, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, Madison, Wisconsin
Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mayor Richard Johns, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Mayor Al Richards, Saint Francis, Wisconsin
Mayor Andrew Halverson, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Mayor David Ross, Superior, Wisconsin
Mayor Kristine M. Deiss, West Bend, Wisconsin
Mayor Ronald J. Krueger, Watertown, Wisconsin
Mayor Larry Nelson, Waukesha, Wisconsin




It's time to Close the Gun Show Loophole.

WAY, WAY... WAY ..... past time, actually.



Originally posted to Digging up those Facts ... for over 8 years. on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 07:32 PM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA and Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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