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Public safety: Guns

Mike Bloomberg led the fight against illegal guns in the United States, both as mayor of New York and as the co-founder of the bipartisan coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which joined with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America in April, 2014 to form Everytown for Gun Safety.

  • Co-founded Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the nation’s largest gun-violence prevention organization, a bipartisan coalition of more than 1,000 mayors, and 1.5 million grassroots supporters.
  • Launched groundbreaking undercover investigations into private gun sellers to root out illegal sales.
  • Passed and advocated for tougher city and state gun laws creating a gun offender registry, mandating gun inventory checks, limiting the frequency of handgun purchases, and cracking down on illegal toy guns.