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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.



Danny Sack: Prevent gun violence, fund the CDC
The Michigan Daily
Citing the 33,636 deaths the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention attributed to firearms in 2013, President Barack Obama seems intent on placing gun violence at the forefront of our national conversation. The National Rifle Association seems ...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 00:07

WLWT Cincinnati

Westwood community calls to end gun violence
WLWT Cincinnati
A town hall meeting and vigil were held in Westwood Monday night. Dozens of community members were on hand, calling for an end to neighborhood violence. Tweet · Pin It. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. Advertising. Video Transcript. SHOOTING FICTION ...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 00:04

Religious Action Center (press release)

Reform Jews, Interfaith Allies Make Moral Call for Gun Violence Prevention at Washington Area Gun Store
Religious Action Center (press release)
Washington, D.C., February 1, 2016 – Tomorrow, February 2, the Reform Jewish Movement will join the Metro Industrial Area Foundation for an interfaith press conference at the region's largest crime-gun dealer. When: Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 10:15 a.m. (event ...

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 19:56

The State

Editorials from across South Carolina: gun violence, gas tax, poor school districts
The State
Mr. Roof should have been barred from buying a firearm after a felony drug charge was made against him a few months before he bought the gun. But a communications mix-up between state and federal agencies failed to raise red flags before the three-day ...

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 19:08

Debbie Allen-Helmed Freeze Frame to Explore Gun Violence in the U.S.
Playbill.com
Debbie Allen-Helmed Freeze Frame to Explore Gun Violence in the U.S.. By Olivia Clement 01 Feb 2016. Freeze Frame, a new work fusing dance, music, cinema and theatre, will receive its U.S. premiere in Los Angeles this week. Inspired by real-life ...

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 16:13

CBC.ca

Rising gun violence in Toronto: Is the weather to blame?
CBC.ca
What is behind the rise in gun violence? This time it's very premature to make any strong statements about what's causing this. There's a number of different factors that could come into play, including the possibility of beefs between gang members or ...
President of police union says gun violence part of a trendCP24 Toronto's Breaking News

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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 14:33

Huffington Post

The Victims of Gun Violence Politicians Won't Talk About
Huffington Post
In the brewing national discussion on gun violence, the most numerous victims--animals--are left out of the conversation. For every human life taken by a gun, hundreds, if not thousands, of nonhuman lives have also been taken. Yet for these victims ...

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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 14:14

The Philosophy of Gun Violence on Monday's Access Utah
Utah Public Radio
On Monday's Access Utah we'll conclude our series on Mass Shootings in America with a discussion about guns. President Obama said recently that America is facing a "gun violence epidemic" and that "we are the only advanced country on Earth that sees ...

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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 11:22

KOAT Albuquerque

Santa Fe seeks ideas on ways to curb gun violence
KOAT Albuquerque
E WITH MORE. GOOD MORNING, SASHA? SASHA: GOOD MORNING. GUN VIOLENCE IS A PROBLEM ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES AND NO CITY IS IMMUNE TO IT. THAT'S WHY NEW MEXICANS TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE AND THE SANTA ...
Gun violence prevention town hall in Santa Fe postponedAlbuquerque Journal

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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 11:04

TIME

Chicago Cops Blame Gun Violence Spike on 'ACLU Effect'
TIME
Chicago police are blaming a recent spike in gun violence in the Windy City on added pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which they say is prompting police officers to stop fewer people on the street. Several Chicago Police ...
Street cops say 'ACLU effect' drives spike in gun violenceChicago Sun-Times
What's the ACLU effect and why are Chicago cops blaming gun violence on it?Kicker
Chicago violence climbs again with bloodiest January in 16 years; 51 murders, 242 shootingsNew York Daily News

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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 09:33