Breitbart reported today on the impact of Michael Bloomberg’s financial support for gun control legislation. AWR Hawkins writes:
When the Oregon Senate passed expanded background checks on April 14, it marked a change from 2013 and 2014–when the same type of legislation was taken up but defeated without even making it to the floor for a vote.
What was the difference in 2015? One huge differences was the influx of Michael Bloomberg’s money into the state, which showed itself not only in the establishment of an apparatus to help gun control candidates get elected but also in gifts to gun control senator Chuck Riley (D-Hillsboro)….
September 2014 estimates reported Riley received around $22,000 from Bloomberg-funded Everytown, but when the Oregon Secretary of State released official campaign donation figures, they showed that Riley actually received $75,000 from the Bloomberg-funded group.
Read the rest of this story at Breitbart.