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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.



Wall Street Journal

Gun-Control Backers Turn Their Focus to Domestic Violence
Wall Street Journal
Supporters of tighter gun controls are testing a new approach in their battle to cut firearm deaths: adding gun curbs for people linked to domestic violence. A pending bill in South Carolina would require someone convicted of a domestic-violence charge ...
Michael R. Bloomberg, Donna Karan And Lise Evans Host 'NOT ONE MORE' To ...Forbes

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Friday, February 13, 2015 - 13:24

Monterey County Weekly (blog)

Another uptick in gun violence leaves two Salinas men dead.
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
After a brief lull following a surge in gun violence in January, two Salinas men have been murdered in the past week. A 37-year-old died last night after being shot multiple times last night in Salinas. Salinas police officers responded to a report of ...

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 18:02

Legislation to Protect Domestic Violence Victims from Gun Violence Unveiled
PolitickerNJ
(TRENTON) – Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera, Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg will introduce legislation on Thursday to strengthen New Jersey's gun laws and protect victims of domestic ...

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 11:54

Police close NE Sandy Boulevard in response to threat of gun violence at Wood ...
OregonLive.com
Multnomah County sheriff's officials have closed Northeast Sandy Boulevard at the Wood Village Travelodge East Motel, the scene of a report of an armed man who is making violent threats. Lt. Steve Alexander, a sheriff's office spokesman, said deputies ...

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 11:32

Boston Globe (subscription)

Gun violence is at the root of Michael Brown's death
Boston Globe (subscription)
Yet this oppositional framing makes it easy to overlook the common enemy facing both sides: gun violence. The most constructive thing each side could do to address their concerns is work together to reduce the availability of guns to people everyone ...

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 07:47

PUNK'D: NY Times Editorial Board Falls For VPC “Gun Violence” Report
Bearing Arms
The editorial board of the New York Times has shredded the last vestiges of their remaining credibility today as they uncritically parroted the findings of a faked gun violence “study” created by inebriated rhesus monkeys and/or Violence Policy Center ...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 18:08

DNAinfo

Residents Talk About Living With Gun Violence for Reporting Back Series
DNAinfo
ENGLEWOOD — A group of 20 South Siders gathered at a cafe Monday evening to talk about gun violence as part of the Illinois Humanities Council's Reporting Back series. It was the council's first neighborhood dialog series, which was led by journalist ...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 19:36

To curb Pa. gun crime, panel recommends focusing on past violence more than ...
Newsworks.org
Since the 2012 shootings in Aurora, Colorado, a lot of attention has been paid to preventing people with mental illness from accessing guns. But Josh Horwitz, Executive Director of the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence says while some murders are ...

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Monday, February 9, 2015 - 15:51
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 15:06

BET

Chicago Gun Violence: 1 Dead, 8 Wounded This Past Weekend
BET
The encounter turned violent after the teens were beat down, and Diaz was struck by a bullet in his left side. The bullet went through his body and left through his chest. He was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead before midnight Monday.

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 14:25