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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Our America

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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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Don’t Let Ideologues Hold Public Health Hostage

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. #TopDocNow

Remembrance

Commemorate the 26 children and educators who lost their lives to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School—and the thousands of other gun violence victims in America. Click here to attend the vigil at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, from 3:00-4:30pm

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Read the Latest

Today’s surgeon general would have his hands full, in both public health and public relations:

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.

Nevada Nevadans for Background Checks have turned in the largest number of signatures ever gathered for a ballot initiative in Nevada. The initiative would require background checks for all gun sales. If the Legislature fails to pass the bill this year it will go directly to voters as a ballot measure in 2016.
victory partyOn election night, if you back stronger gun laws things went even better than you could have reasonably expected. The big news was in Washington State where a ballot initiative for universal background checks passed with 60 percent of the vote.
Loaded with LeadSeattle Times three-part investigative report, Loaded With Lead,  examines lead hazards at shooting ranges nationwide. Part 1: Lead poisoning is a major threat at America's shooting ranges;  Part 2: Bellevue shooting range poisoned dozens; Part 3: Young shooters at risk. At a shooting club in Vancouver, WA, 20 youngsters tested positive for lead overexposure.