Ben Jealous on Gun Control
Universal background checks & gun courts
Gun Control: Support more restrictive gun control legislation? Restrict semi-automatic weapons?
Hogan: Yes. Signed measure to ban bump stocks, supports universal background checks & keeping guns from mentally ill & those with "criminal backgrounds."
Jealous: Yes. Supports universal background checks, an interstate compact on gun control, & creating gun courts to combat gun violence.
Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Maryland Governor race
, Nov 1, 2018
Wants governor to join multi-state coalition on gun control
TODAY, Thursday, February 22, Ben Jealous, former National President & CEO of the NAACP, called on Larry Hogan to join a recently announced multi-state coalition supporting stronger gun control measures and to refuse support from the NRA.
Earlier today, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Connecticut created States for Gun Safety, a coalition of states working to enhance state cooperation to stop gun violence.
Source: 2018 Maryland Gubernatorial campaign website, BenJealous.com
, Feb 22, 2018
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