New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) is bankrolling a $12 million ad buy which will target swing state senators ahead of next month’s votes on gun control.
His group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, unveiled a new ad Saturday which they hope will rally support for universal background checks.
In one ad, titled “Responsible,” a man holding a shotgun says he “believes in the Second Amendment, and I’ll fight to protect it.”
“But with rights come responsibilities, that’s why I support comprehensive background checks so criminals and the dangerously mentally ill can’t buy guns,” he continues. “That protects my rights and my family.”
The ad closes by encouraging viewers to urge lawmakers to endorse comprehensive background checks for firearm purchasers.
Read More at The Hill . By Meghashyam Mali.