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Brookfield, RXR among major companies urging Congress to act on gun violence

5 monthes ago   |   By The Real Deal New York

Some of the country's biggest landlords and developers have thrust themselves into perhaps the most contentious national debate: gun control. Brookfield Property Group's Ric Clark is among 145 CEOs urging Senate leaders to expand background checks on all guns sales and pass stronger “red flag” laws, which would limit sales to potentially dangerous people. “Doing nothing about America's gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable,” the CEOs wrote in the letter, which was shared with the...
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‘Simply Unacceptable.' 145 Major Business Leaders Pen Letter to Senate Asking For Action on Gun Violence

5 monthes ago   |   By Time

CEOs of major companies including Uber, Airbnb, Squarespace and Yelp are calling on members of the Senate to move forward with enacting legislation that could help curb gun violence in the United States.
In a letter sent Sept. 12 to members of Congress, 145 business leaders asked for more stringent background checks and extreme risk laws (which are also know as “Red Flag laws”), which allow law enforcement to temporarily take guns away from individuals who exhibit dangerous or risky behavior. The letter was originally published in the New York Times.
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Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google all skipped signing a letter from 145 CEOs urging the Senate to take action on gun control

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google all skipped signing a letter from 145 CEOs urging the Senate to take action on gun control

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

A letter urging gun control regulation was published on Thursday by the CEOs of 145 major companies, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
The letter was co-signed by all 145 CEOs, and directed at the Senate. "Doing nothing about America's gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety," the letter says.
Notably missing from the group were tech's biggest companies, including Apple , Google , Facebook , and Microsoft .
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