Marching For Change

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

Educating The Public

New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence 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.

Youth Programs

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence reAction Youth Program trains students to become peer leaders and effective advocates for gun violence prevention in their communities.

Join Your Local Affiliate


Join us to work for a safer America!

States United to Prevent Gun Violence is an affiliation of 30 state gun-violence-prevention groups working to make our communities safer through common sense laws and anti-violence education. Through our cooperative efforts, we are building an authentic grassroots movement and are making real progress state by state – and in Washington, DC.

Guns with History

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.

Contact your Senators now.

Read the Latest

President Obama's use of the word "routine" during his briefing on the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon has haunted me. "The way our society reacts to mass shootings has become far too routine", he said. "The reporting is routine. My response here at this podium ends up being routine. The conversation in the aftermath of it …" It has all become routine.

Unload Your 401k

You may be invested in gun companies and not even know it. Here's how to take your money out.

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.

CeasefireUSA: The GVP Report

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

February 2, 2016
► East Bay Express investigative report, The Gunrunner and the Peacemakers, examines how California's strong firearm regulations help catch gunrunners and make it harder for felons to get their hands on guns.
January 19, 2016
In an op-ed published in the New York Times, President Obama stated, "Even as I continue to take every action possible as president, I will also take every action I can as a citizen. I will not campaign for, vote for or support any candidate who does not support common-sense gun reform.Listen to the President talk about the work ahead and how you can get involved.
January 5, 2016
Weekly Address President Obama is taking a number of steps this week to address our epidemic of gun violence.  His first Weekly Address of 2016 looked at the unfinished business of gun violence prevention. On Monday, Obama met with Attorney General Lynch and others to discuss options for reducing gun deaths.  As a result of the meeting, the President issued new Executive Actions to reduce gun violence and make our communities safer. On Thursday, the President will join CNN in a one-hour live town hall, "Guns in America