A gaggle of greater than 200 CEOs, together with WPP CEO Mark Learn and Edelman’s Richard Edelman, launched a letter addressed to the U.S. Senate, asking the federal government physique “to take daring, pressing motion to deal with our gun violence epidemic.”

First reported by Axios, the letter is an replace of an identical one released in 2019 after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The brand new letter is in response to the latest lethal mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas. Learn the newest letter beneath.

Referencing the Buffalo and Uvalde shootings, in addition to “14 further mass shootings that occurred in simply 10 days between the 2,” the letter calls out each the human and financial tolls of gun violence: “Taken collectively, the gun violence epidemic represents a public well being disaster that continues to devastate communities—particularly Black and Brown communities—and hurt our nationwide economic system.”