A vote may be taken in the Senate as early as tomorrow on a bi-partisan proposal to expand background checks for gun purchases. This bill is not perfect but it will make it more difficult for criminals and the mentally ill to purchase guns. Read about it HERE.
Please take a moment and write your Senators and urge them to support this legislation. The votes of the following Senators will be critical to the outcome of they vote, so be sure to write them particularly if you live in their states.
Republicans:Lamar Alexander of Tennessee,
Johnny Isakson of Georgia,
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina,
Bob Corker of Tennessee,
John Hoeven of North Dakota,
Jeff Flake of Arizona,
Tom Coburn of Oklahoma,
Saxby Chambliss of Georgia,
Roger Wicker of Mississippi,
Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire,
Richard Burr of North Carolina, and
Dean Heller of Nevada.
Mark Begich of Alaska,Mark Pryor of Arkansas,
Max Baucus of Montana
Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota,
Mary Landrieu of Louisiana. and
Kay Hagan of North Carolina.
You can contact your Senators here: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm