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Resolution supporting universal background checks advances in Assembly

Source: Daily Democrat

SACRAMENTO — An Assembly Joint Resolution that advocates universal background checks for people wanting to buy firearms is going before the full Assembly on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the Resolution, sponsored by Winters-area Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, passed out of the Assembly Public Safety Committee with a bipartisan, 7-1 vote.

Passing AJR 4 will put California’s Legislature on record demanding U.S. Congressional passage of and a Presidential signature on House Resolution 8, by Congressman Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act.”

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