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145 business leaders ask Senate to act on gun violence

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The leaders of 145 U.S. companies issued a letter to the Senate asking for action on gun violence.

Levi Strauss, Twitter, Uber, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Yelp executives are among those asking for senate leaders to expand background checks for all firearms and to implement stronger "red-flag" laws.

“As leaders of some of America’s most respected companies and those with significant business interests in the United States, we are writing to you because we have a responsibility and obligation to stand up for the safety of our employees, customers and all Americans in the communities we serve across the country,” the executives wrote. “Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety."

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