playgrounds, your children and strangers with guns
n March, the mayor of West Virginia‚Äôs largest
city created a sign just like this after the legislature passed a law
that blocks cities from prohibiting guns in their parks and community
In more than 40 states, the NRA has persuaded state legislatures to keep local governments from adopting gun violence prevention measures suited to local conditions.
These laws defy common sense by requiring crowded, high-crime cities to apply the same gun laws as those in sparsely populated, low-crime rural areas. This misguided approach to gun regulation prevents urban areas from addressing the unique challenges and concerns they face with gun violence.
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