90 Miles From Tyranny : Bill Gates Donates $1 Million to Gun Control Campaign

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Bill Gates Donates $1 Million to Gun Control Campaign

Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have donated a total of $1 million to a campaign attempting to get Initiative 594 passed in Washington State.

Initiative 594 is a “universal background check” initiative that would require background checks on private gun sales. Currently in Washington State, as in most states in the country, no background check is required when a gun transaction occurs between two individuals.

The donation was made to The Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a group that is seeking to campaign heavily in order to see the initiative pass.

So far, the group has raised just over $6 million, with the majority of donations being made by multi-millionaires and billionaires including Bill and Melinda Gates, Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Balmer (who just bought the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion), entrepreneur Nick Hanauer, Seattle multi-millionaire Ann P. Wyckoff, Microsoft’s former president Jon Shirley and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Michael Bloomberg also indirectly donated $30,000 through his Mayors Against Illegal Guns organization. Those individuals account for $3.61 million in donations to the campaign according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission. Only $54,392.19 of the group’s donations are considered ...


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4 comments:

  1. Bill must be looking for a tax write-off. The man is smarter than that - so obviously there is something else in play here.

    Follow the money. Who is he paying off?

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  2. ......and I will NO longer buy ANYTHING from micro soft. FUCK that four eyed geek asshole.

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  3. It would be funny if his armed guards walked off the job in protest.

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  4. Naah! He's going to shoot the iPod (and his hand, silly sod).

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