President Obama Designates Millions for Gun Violence Prevention

Last Wednesday, President Obama signed sweeping legislation into law that designates millions of dollars for gun violence prevention programs. 

As part of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, $73 million in funding will go to increasing state reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System to prevent domestic abusers, felons, and fugitives from buying firearms. 

Another $75 million will go toward a national school safety initiative and another $6 million will go to community-based public health programs. 

The passage of this bill ensures guns will be better kept out of the hands of criminals, and that makes all of us safer.

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