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Rock County sheriff adding Beloit patrols in wake of gun violence
BELOIT—Beloit residents will see Rock County sheriff's deputies on their streets regularly in the weeks ahead in response to the city's wave of shootings. The move began Friday, three days after the Beloit City Council voted 6-0 to hire a consultant ...

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Monday, March 2, 2015 - 22:09

Fundraising underway to bring violence-reduction initiative to Kalamazoo ...
The call to bring GVI to Kalamazoo comes on the heels of the city experiencing an increase in gun violence in 2014. Between March and September 2014, Kalamazoo police officers responded to 381 reports of shots being fired in the city. That number ...

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 20:24

Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence to Hold 2nd Annual Rally for Sandy ...
RIDING TO DELIVER A MESSAGE: In the words of Team 26 captain Monte Frank for Congress, “Put politics aside and get it done to protect our children and allow their dreams to be pursued.” Join us on March 28 at Greenwich Town Hall at 12:30 p.m. for the ...
2015 Sandy Hook Ride Set for March 28 at Greenwich Town HallGreenwich Free Press

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Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:01

My FOX Carolinas

Anti-Violence Rally Calls For An End To Gun Violence
My FOX Carolinas
The Million Youth March of Charlotte is calling for an end to gun violence. Community activists gathered in Marshall Park Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil in honor of the seven homicides victims last week. The seven homicide victims were killed ...

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 00:07

Nothing to celebrate in Statehouse's gun regulations bill: Jennifer Thorne ...
Guest columnist Jennifer E. Smith Thorne is the Executive Director of Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, a statewide non-profit founded in 1995 and dedicated to preventing gun violence through education, advocacy, and public awareness. She writes in ...
The gun in the nightstandBoston Globe (subscription)
Martin Place siege review makes case to tighten, not relax, gun lawsThe Conversation AU
A farewell to armsThe Weal

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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 12:03

US Attorney sponsors preventing gun violence logo contest
The statewide contest allows students an opportunity to design logos on school safety, gun violence awareness and prevention, and submit their illustrations for upcoming Project Sentry publications. The contest is open to any student (elementary ...

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 00:19

New Movement Aims to Help Stop Peoria's Gun Violence
One way citizens are putting their foot down is with a new mission - 'Silence the Violence'. Its goal? Simple. Reach out and reduce violence. Bryson said, "It's going to take the community to change that mindset, through education, through engagement."

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 22:08

Bloggers, Get Your Applications in for Dart “Guns & 'Gun Violence' Workshop”
To help journalists and news organizations in the Southwest improve their reporting on guns and gun violence, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia Journalism School is organizing a two-day regional workshop May 29 and 30, 2015 for ...

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 14:51

Beacon Review

Why US legislation on mental health and guns must alter
Beacon Review
Philip Candilis, a forensic psychiatrist who teaches at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC, agrees, and says that only a tiny proportion of gun violence can be attributed to persons with mental illness. Proof suggests that violent behaviour ...
Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms DeathsNPR (blog)

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 20:15


Clergy Reaching Out to Young People to End Gun Violence
The funeral for Erie's latest homicide victim is tomorrow. Some members of the city's African-American Concerned Clergy will be there. Reverend Charles Mock says the pastors are reaching out to the young people who are caught-up in the violence. He ...

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 17:23