Anti-Gun CEOs Push For Congress To Pass Universal Background Checks
By Tom Knighton
Anyone who has tried to run a business understands that it’s not a role for stupid people. It’s hard and requires a broad base of knowledge, as well as an understanding of your own limitations. After all, if you think you can do something only to be wrong, the results could be catastrophic for the business.
But that doesn’t mean people who are smart are smart in every aspect of their thinking.
For example, some corporate CEOs seem to think universal background checks are a good idea.
The House is slated to vote Wednesday on a bill that would require background checks on all gun sales — including those that occur online or at gun shows. On Monday, a group of four CEOs sent a letter urging Congress to pass the proposal.
Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS shoes, supports causes like access to clean water and eye care in poor countries. But embracing something as controversial as gun control is different. He says his board of directors debated whether he should engage on a political issue unrelated to their business.
“Everyone was very concerned about us doing something like this,” he says. “But ultimately we recognized that this is …Read the Rest
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