LWVUS submitted a statement to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights on February 12, 2013.
“Ultimately, political fears and outrageous claims won out over common sense," said Elisabeth MacNamara, League President.
For the League of Women Voters of Washington (LWVWA), it was an Election Day we’ll never forget: over one million Washington voters said YES to backgrounds checks on gun purchases.
This article originally appeared on CNN.
By AJ Willingham
The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate outlining the policies needed to curb gun violence.
What the League has done to lead efforts on comprehensive immigration reform and gun control legislation.
The League believes this was a threat against them for supporting I-594, The Washington Universal Background Checks for Gun Purchases, which is a proposed measure that would make background checks
The League sent a letter to members of the U.S. House urging them to pass common sense solutions to the gun violence plaguing our nation.