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Pennsylvania Gun Owner: Why Universal Background Checks Will Make Us Safer
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Pennsylvania Gun Owner: Why Universal Background Checks Will Make Us Safer

Larry Glick, former executive director of the National Tactical Officers Association, explains why universal background checks will help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.

Each year in Pennsylvania, nearly 1,200 people lose their lives to gun violence. Almost every gun crime is committed by somebody using an illegal gun. Larry Glick, former executive director of the National Tactical Officers Association, explains why universal background checks will help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people and keep Pennsylvania’s streets safer.

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Lauren Santa Cruz

Senior Director of Digital Creative, Advocacy

Allison Zelman

Managing Director, Women\'s Initiative

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