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Rally for expanded background checks at Senator Flake's office

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Happening today will be a rally at Senator Flake's office here in Tucson, asking the Senator to support expanded background checks on gun sales.

Later this morning around 10:30 a.m. there will be a pretty decent gathering at the Senator's office on Oracle and Ina. 

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will be at the rally along with others to deliver petitions and get its message across about expanded background checks on gun sales.

Many are upset that Flake voted against the Manchin-Toomey background checks amendment. 

Flake says he does believe background checks do need to be improved, but he feels the Manchin-Toomey Amendment was not the one that would get that done, and says he did vote for the Grassley Amendment, which he says would help the issue.

The debate will continue and it will continue at Senator Flake's office today and tomorrow. 

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