A resolution on the agenda for the Tuesday, June 7, meeting of the Key West City Commission will urge Congress to enact gun control legislation in the wake of several recent mass shooting events throughout the United States.

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Sponsored by commissioners Jimmy Weekley and Clayton Lopez, the resolution would urge the federal government to implement mandatory background checks and training for every firearm purchase, removing high-capacity magazines and assault weapons from the streets and making gun trafficking a federal crime.