Rally for expanded background checks at Senator Flake's office - Tucson News Now

Rally for expanded background checks at Senator Flake's office

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Happening today will bea rally at Senator Flake's office here in Tucson, asking the Senator to supportexpanded background checks on gun sales.

Later this morningaround 10:30 a.m. there will be a pretty decent gathering at the Senator'soffice on Oracle and Ina. 

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

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

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

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

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