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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.



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Mother of 8-year-old gun violence victim speaks
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
A mother who lost her son to gun violence is now speaking out, sending a message to the community. Loading… Post to Facebook. Mother of 8-year-old gun violence victim speaks A mother who lost her son to gun violence is now speaking out, sending a ...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 22:47

The Seattle Times

Seattle scientist still pushes to lift funding ban on gun-violence studies
The Seattle Times
Harborview Medical Center's Dr. Fred Rivara was 46 when Congress first froze funding for federal research into the public-health effects of gun violence. He's 66 now and, two decades later, the Seattle injury-prevention expert is still fighting to lift ...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 18:41

Reverse US funding freeze on research into gun violence, say experts
EurekAlert (press release)
In an editorial, Margaret Winker and colleagues say the move has had "a chilling effect on gun violence research to this day" and they argue that "US history and the political pressure brought to bear by the National Rifle Association have so far ...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 18:33

St. Louis Jewish Light

Steps we can all take to curb gun violence
St. Louis Jewish Light
Stacey Newman's excellent commentary, “What you can do about gun violence” (St. Louis Jewish Light, Jan. 13), spells out exactly what needs to be done from a legislative standpoint to help curb the epidemic of gun violence that is sweeping communities ...
Maryland Democrats introduce gun ban legislationDelmarva Daily Times
Maryland lawmakers consider new gun safety billsWBAL Baltimore
Press Mute for Gun Control in New HampshireHuffington Post
CapitalGazette.com -WTOP
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 17:31

Long Beach Post

Long Beach Backs President Barack Obama's Measures to Curb Gun Violence
Long Beach Post
The Long Beach City Council acted unanimously in supporting President Barack Obama's executive actions, levied last month in an attempt to curb gun violence in the United States. The president outlined his intentions to reign in gun violence with a ...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 14:05

Long Beach Post

Long Beach Backs President Barack Obama's Measures to Curb Gun Violence
Long Beach Post
The president outlined his intentions to reign in gun violence with a series of actions to help close gaps in background checks and gun sales. During an emotional speech in January, Obama said the over 30,000 annual gun-related deaths in the country ...
Obama's budget proposal includes billions for gun controlThe Hill
Inside the Pages of Obama's $4.1 Trillion Budget Request Lies a Very Expensive Gun Control InitiativeTheBlaze.com

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 14:05

NYers Against Gun Violence waste no time in hitting Gibson
Albany Times Union (blog)
The group New Yorkers Against Gun Violence took less than 24 hours to slam Rep. Chris Gibson for his declared intention to roll back the SAFE Act gun control act if he's elected governor in 2018. “The idea that Chris Gibson claims to be a 'moderate ...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:37

The Guardian

This Dublin gun violence bears all the hallmarks of paramilitary involvement
The Guardian
Ireland's gun killings, on a per-capita basis, are around five times higher than most member states within the EU. In an otherwise relatively peaceful society, it appears from these figures that a violent gun culture, associated with drug trafficking ...
Dublin Police Calls For Machine Guns To Tackle Drug ViolenceNewsweek

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:26

Panel on gun violence offers public opportunity for input, education
Newscenter1.tv
Black Hills State University-Rapid City hosted a panel discussion Monday on the hot button topic of gun violence and gun control. NewsCenter1's Lauren Zenzie interviewed panelist Tim Doyle, and officer with the Rapid City Police Department.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 19:38

Reduce gun violence;talk to your legislators
The Olympian
We don't want children getting their parents' guns and accidentally shooting themselves or their siblings. We don't want teens killing themselves with their parents' guns. I urge readers to contact their legislators to express their concerns about gun ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 19:22