October 12, 2017 — Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, today announced its endorsement of Manka Dhingra in the special election for Washington State Senate District 45. Manka Dhingra has demonstrated a strong commitment to gun violence prevention policies that help keep guns out of the wrong hands, protect the rights of law-abiding Americans and make Washington state a safer place to live.
In addition to its endorsement, Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC is partnering with the Alliance for Gun Responsibility on a new digital, field and direct mail campaign, which will target over 15,000 households.
Peter Ambler, Executive Director, Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC
“We need more leaders in the Washington State Senate with the courage to stand up to the gun lobby and stand with the overwhelming majority of Washingtonians who support commonsense change to help keep guns out of the wrong hands and save lives. We are confident that Manka Dhingra will be a strong voice for the responsible steps we need to help protect the rights of law-abiding gun owners, keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people and prevent senseless gun tragedies.
“Every year, over 33,000 Americans are killed by a gun. Washington is not immune to this deadly crisis: somebody is killed with a gun in Washington every 14 hours. In order to make Washington communities safer, we need to send leaders like Manka Dhingra to Olympia. Americans ...