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Quinn, Cullerton urge activists to keep fighting for gun-control legislation

Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton met with community activists Sunday afternoon at a Gold Coast synagogue to support an effort to curb gun violence.
“The only way to beat a powerful lobby is to organize,” Quinn told a group of about 400 at the Chicago Sinai Congregation, 15 W. Delaware. “Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and organize.”
The meeting was hosted by United Power, an umbrella group of religious and community organizations from around Cook County that focuses on social issues...

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Sunday, March 17, 2013
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