UPDATED: Kelly supports background checks for gun sales


(Updated to include a reference Kansas background check bill and include comment from House majority leader)

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said Saturday she would support universal background checks on gun sales in an effort to curb shooting deaths.

Addressing a couple hundred people at a Moms Demand Action Rally on the steps of the Capitol, Kelly urged action to a deal with the "staggering" number of gun deaths.

"We the state and as a nation must take action," Kelly said to applause and cheers. "I join you in being sick and tired of repeated gun violence."

She criticized the lack . . .


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