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June 30th, 2011
07:38 AM ET

Mayor Bloomberg warns against gun show loophole allowing potential terrorists to easily buy firearms

A group of America's mayors are sending a powerful message to Congress on illegal guns. The group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is saying that they are more than a crime problem – they're a national security danger.

This morning on American Morning, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Ali Velshi, Christine Romans and Kiran Chetry to talk the importance of keeping guns out of the hands of potential terrorists. As co-chair of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, he explains why in particular a gun show loophole allows potential terrorists to easily obtain firearms without showing identification.

Filed under: Gun rights • Terrorism
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