Mayor Nutter Joins Anti-Gun Coalition

Joins former PA Governor Tom Ridge in Everytown for Gun Safety.

We told you yesterday that former PA Governor Tom Ridge was on the advisory board of Everytown for Gun Safety, a new group funded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to enact gun restrictions at the state and national levels. Now Mayor Nutter has joined the effort, as well.

One of the lobby’s primary demands is universal background checks. Nutter contends it is not an organized grab for everyone’s guns.

“I respect the second amendment,” he said, “but I believe I have a first amendment right not be shot.”

Philadelphia is one of 10 cities to join the effort. (CBS Philly)

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