Everytown gun safety group backs Clinton for president: statement

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 03, 2016 10:08 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gun control advocacy group founded by billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential race.

In a statement, Everytown for Gun Safety praised Clinton for siding with the public rather than gun industry lobbyists.

(Reporting by Washington newsroom; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)