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Gun control is a top priority for California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
So, it’s no surprise Newsom, a Democrat and 2018 candidate for governor, promoted the cause on National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
He claimed in a statement on Twitter on June 2, 2017: