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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Stand with Vivek

Gun violence is a public health issue. The NRA does not get to dictate health policy or veto our Surgeon General. Contact your Senators and say you support Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination. #StandWithVivek

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Should smart investors be buying stock in companies that make firearms?

Some market analysts, predicting a Democratic victory in the 2016 presidential elections, are advising clients to buy shares of gun makers like Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. and Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. They are predicting that any likely Democratic contender -- a field currently led by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton -- would, once elected, try to impose new safeguards like expanded background checks on gun ownership.

You might think new restrictions would more likely lead to a slump in gun sales. But analysts say the safeguards themselves are unlikely to have much of an impact on arms sales.

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CeasefireUSA: The GVP Report

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

Gun Wars Gun Wars is the 2014 project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program. Journalism student fellows spent five months researching guns. Then 29 fellows traveled to 25 states, producing the most exhaustive report ever published by News21. 
Who gets shot?For over a year, Jennifer Mascia, tried to find out who gets shot in America and to document the shootings in the New York Times Gun Report blog.  More than 350 posts and 40,000 deaths later, here is what she learned. The story is part of a series from Raw Story, Trigger Happy: Can anything slow down America's epidemic of gun violence?
Missouri graphDaniel Webster professor of public health at Johns Hopkins University, talks with the New Republic, Guns Kill People. And If We Had Universal Background Checks, They Wouldn't Kill So Many. "Without universal background check requirements, there is little deterrent to selling guns to criminals or gun traffickers."