Tell Governor Sandoval to Support Background Checks
Legislation that would require background checks for all gun sales has passed the Nevada State Legislature, and it's on Governor Sandoval's desk. He's already threatened to veto the bill, so it's more important than ever that he hears from you on this important issue.
Call Governor Sandoval's office today and tell him to sign this critical background check legislation into law.
Enter your information in the form to the right and we'll connect you. Once you're connected to the Governor's office, tell the staff the following things:
- Tell them your name and where you are from.
- Let them know that you support SB-221, which would require background checks for all gun sales in Nevada.
- Tell them that background checks save lives, and that this is the most important step we can take to prevent gun violence in our state.
TV Ad Targeting Governor Sandoval Calls for SB-221 to be Signed Into Law
June 3, 2013 -- The Nevada State Legislature passed landmark legislation to require background checks for all gun sales, which has moved to the governor's desk. Governor Sandoval has threatened to veto this bill, and to help make sure that he doesn't make the wrong decision, Mayors Against Illegal Guns is running a TV ad urging Nevadans to call the Governor and tell him to support the bill. With 86% of Nevadans in favor of reforms like these, it's important that Governor Sandoval make the right decision and stands up for the policies that his constituents want.
New TV Ad Urges Nevadans to Tell Governor Sandoval to Support SB 221
May 30, 2013 -- As legislation to require background checks for all gun sales in Nevada (SB 221) makes progress in the state legislature, Mayors Against Illegal Guns continues to run TV ads urging Governor Sandoval to support the bill. The new ad asks viewers to call Gov. Sandoval and remind him to stand with the 86% of Nevada residents who support this common sense reform.
New TV Ad in Nevada Urges Support for State Background Check Bill (SB 221)
May 20, 2013 -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns is running TV ads in Nevada urging support for Senate Bill 221, which would require background checks for all gun sales in Nevada, with reasonable exceptions. The ad features Gilles Rousseau, whose daughter Lauren was murdered in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School where she was a teacher.