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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Take Action

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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

Read the Latest

The Baltimore Sun's recent front-page story about the substantial drop in gun homicides in Baltimore over the past few months is good news for all of us.

In fact, statewide in Maryland, gun deaths have gone down 24 percent between in the first five months of 2014 compared to the same period last year.

Keep Children Safe

Watch our public service announcement: Protect children from unlocked, loaded guns.
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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.

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."
Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision upholding a law that forbids lying about buying a gun for someone else is only the latest in a string of setbacks the high court has dealt the gun lobby. Mother Jones looks at the NRA's very bad year. 
Michael Waldman bookMichael Waldman, How the NRA rewrote the Second AmendmentThe Founders never intended to create an unregulated individual right to a gun. Today, millions believe they did. Here's how it happened. (This article is adapted from Waldman's new book The Second Amendment: A Biography).