"I'M NOT anti-gun," insists Max Nacheman, the 26-year-old director of CeaseFirePA.
What could be more reasonable than that? No wonder gun-rights activists have to resort to half-truths and outright lies when arguing with guys like this."If people want to have guns, that's their thing," he says, walking to his Center City rowhouse on Sunday.What he is against, he says, are irresponsible gun-owners, people who use guns to kill or injure others, and "straw purchasers" - people who buy guns legally for the benefit of criminals.CeaseFirePA's website calls it "a statewide coalition of survivors and citizens who are dedicated to taking a stand against gun violence."Nacheman fights for laws that would require, for instance, the timely reporting of lost or stolen firearms. He organizes community members to attend a defendant's sentencing hearing, and calls mayors, faith leaders or town-watch members on gun-related bills.
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