Atlanta spa shootings spark new push for gun controls

Atlanta spa shootings spark new push for gun controls

The Guardian

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The ease with which the alleged shooter acquired a firearm has generated outrage but also hope for legislative reforms

Prominent gun control groups angered by the ease with which the alleged Atlanta spa shooter was able to acquire his weapon are calling on politicians to convert their outrage at the massacre into a renewed push for legislative reforms.

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Giffords Law Center, the advocacy group named for the former congresswoman and gun violence survivor Gabrielle Giffords, say the deaths of eight people, including six Asian American women, merely hastens the need for action in Washington DC and at state level.

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