We will fight the NRA with common sense


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Writers: 90% of Americans, 80% of gun owners want background checks for guns

Writers: Sensible gun laws fail because of politicians' irrational fear of the NRA

Writers: Everytown for Gun Safety group will show you can support gun control, win elections

Michael Bloomberg, Shannon Watts: The gun lobby no longer has the field to itself

Editor’s Note: Michael Bloomberg is the former mayor of New York City and co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, which she started after 26 people, 20 of them children, were shot to death at Sandy Hook Eleme