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Media Roundup: Metro IAF Press Conference Delivers the Message To President Obama: Act Now on Gun Violence; Hold Gun Manufacturers Accountable

Media Roundup: Metro IAF Press Conference Delivers the Message To President Obama: Act Now on Gun Violence; Hold Gun Manufacturers Accountable

Monday, October 12, 2015
Washington Post
 
 
"As is their way, the community organizers and activists at the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) are pushing the president to use the federal government’s purchasing power to promote safer guns. To do business with the government, companies would have to be willing to “remove the barriers to getting smart guns and gun safety technologies to market” and cooperate with law enforcement to “identify and isolate dealers that provide large numbers of guns used in crimes.” 
 
 
ROUND-UP OF THE NEWS COVERAGE:
 
Columns & opinion pieces by EJ Dionne, Sandy Horwitt and Mike Kelly:
 
 
 
 
 
News coverage from Wash Post, VOA, WSJ, In These Times, Christian Science Monitor: