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Mayor Supports Gun Control Measures

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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(Washington, DC) — Las Vegas’ Carolyn Goodman has joined other mayors in supporting tougher gun control legislation.

Goodman is one of more than 200 members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors who signed an open letter, urging President Obama and Congress to enact new measures .

Specifically, the mayors called for universal background checks, a ban on both assault weapons and high capacity magazines, and strengthening the penalties for straw purchases of guns.

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