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Mandatory Waiting Periods

Waiting periods for gun purchases allow time for thorough background checks18. On May 14, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner used an amendatory veto to slow legislation requiring a 72-hour waiting period to buy an assault weapon.

Tell your state and U.S. representatives that you support commonsense gun laws such as waiting periods.

18Giffords: http://lawcenter.giffords.org/gun-laws/policy-areas/gun-sales/waiting-periods/