Updated Mar 22, 2018

The progressives calling gun violence a national security issue

A star-studded lineup of progressives are working to reframe gun violence as a national security issue.

Why you're reading this: In a letter obtained by Axios, the group National Security Action — whose signatories include Eric Holder, Michele Flournoy, Jake Sullivan, Samantha Power, Michael McFaul, Ben Rhodes and Susan Rice — says existing threats are magnified because of easy access to guns, noting ISIS boasts about the ease of acquisition for AR-15s and al-Qaeda tells people to use the "gun show loophole." 

Read the full letter below:

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