Episode 71 – I had no idea the NRA did this in 45 states

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Transcript:

I woke up early this morning, at about 5 a.m., to prepare for today’s episode, and a bright idea came to me.

Why don’t we start a movement across the country to have cities ban assault rifles and all weapons of war? And when I started researching it, I found something that shocked me.

The NRA helped write laws in 45 states banning cities from being able to make their own gun laws. Did you know that? I had no idea. Only five states in the entire country currently allow cities to make their own gun laws.

And guess what? Those are five of the safest states in the nation for gun violence.

Let’s dig in. I have two action steps for us today.

This is Shaun King, and you are listening to (The Breakdown)!

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