Marching For Change

Connecticut Against Gun Violence rallies 5,000 people to support safer gun legislation.

Educating The Public

New Mexicans for Gun Safety reminds parents to ask if guns are stored safely.

Giving People A Voice

Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort delivers 16,500 petitions to the state house in support of background checks on ALL gun sales.

Standing Together

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence rallies for common sense laws and safer communities.

Informing Elected Officials

Colorado Ceasefire testifies for stronger gun laws before the Colorado state legislature.

Community Involvement

The Massachusetts group, Stop Handgun Violence, works to give kids a safe activity by sponsoring a neighborhood Little League team.

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Guns With History

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT, sign our petition at: Every Gun Has A History. Let's Not Repeat It.

States United To Prevent Gun Violence opens a "gun store" in NYC as a hidden camera social experiment to debunk safety myths. Every gun has a history. Let's not repeat it. Learn more at gunswithhistory.com.

#ImUnloading

Pledge your support for gun-free investing by posting a photo of yourself with #ImUnloading on social media, use the hashtag #ImUnloading and the link to http://unloadyour401k.com/

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Our America

Tell Us

It's clear what kind of America the Gun Extremists want. They want guns everywhere - in our schools, parks, and neighborhoods. Now it's time that we let everyone know what kind of American we want. Join our campaign and tell us what kind of America you want.

Tell Congress: Protect women from violent partners and stalkers

A woman has a 500% increased risk of being killed if a violent partner has a gun. Tell Congress to protect ALL women from abusive partners and stalkers, not just married women.

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Read the Latest

How hard would it be to make a “smart gun,” a weapon designed with safety in mind so that it would fire only if its owner was pulling the trigger?

If such a firearm were to go on sale, how much demand would there be for it? Would it put an end to the plague of gun trafficking and so-called community guns? How many lives might be saved if a mechanism could, say, prevent a small child from discovering a parent's gun and firing it at a playmate, or protect a police officer from a criminal who has just wrested away his or her weapon?

Unload Your 401k

You may be invested in gun companies and not even know it. Visit Unload Your 401k to find out.

CeasefireUSA: The GVP Report

Bi-weekly highlights of national and state gun violence prevention advocacy, research, news stories, and citizen commentary.

Colleen Barry, PhD New research published in American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Two years after Newtown - Public opinion on gun policy revisited, by Colleen Barry, PhD, MPP, et al, finds that a large majority of Americans - including gun owners - continue to support strengthening gun laws. 85 percent of gun owners and 83 percent of non-owners support universal background checks.
.13 Seconds The Atlanta Journal-Constitution special report, .13 Seconds. Faster than the blink of an eye, a stray bullet fired in celebration crossed a Lilburn street and turned a holiday into a tragic night. Since that moment, in Georgia, you have been more likely to die in a shooting than a car crash.
Brown signs bill Progress is being made from coast to coast. In a landmark victory, Oregon Governor Brown just signed a bill to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales. In Vermont, Gov. Shumlin signed a bill that would ban gun possession for people convicted of certain serious crimes.   In Washington, Governor Inslee signed a bill to allow families to request notification when police return guns to loved ones. Also in Washington, a federal judge threw out a lawsuit challengingparts of the state's new expanded background check law.