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

In late 2008, after Barack Obama won his first term in the White House but before he was sworn in, I was standing in a crowded room at New York City’s Department of Buildings, waiting to meet with an official, when I became aware of a disturbing conversation taking place just a few feet away.

“From what I am hearing, the first thing Obama is going to do is call all of the U.S. soldiers back from Iraq and then put them in jail,” a man, identified as a lawyer by his visitors pass, was telling two other men. The others, also lawyers, nodded gravely, signaling they were expecting the same thing.

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.

.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.
Cost of gun violence Mother Jones investigative report asks What Does Gun Violence Really Cost?  How much care would the survivors of gun violence and the victims' families need? What are the effects on the broader community and how far out would those costs ripple? Take a look at the documented stories of eight survivors and some of the prices paid. Then look to see who pays the most for America's $229 billion a year in gun carnage and find out how much money does gun violence cost in your state?