H.R. 1236 Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

H.R. 1236 Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

  Lawmakers push bill to separate individuals threatening violence or suicide from firearms. On Feb 14th, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA24), Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. The bipartisan bill encourages states to allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition […]

Violence Policy Center's New Report: Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization In California

Violence Policy Center’s New Report: Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization In California

Violence Policy Center‘s new report: “Lethal Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization in California” was provided for by a grant from HopeAndHealFund.Org in 2018. This comprehensive report offers the most recent data available on Latino homicide and suicide victimization in California, and the role played by firearms. With California having the largest Latino population in the country, this […]

SUPPORT HR.8 & HR.1112 Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales

SUPPORT HR.8 & HR.1112 Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales

96 PEOPLE KILLED EACH DAY WITH A GUN. US Congress must take action to save lives. That’s why House Democrats introduced #HR8 (require universal background checks for the sale of firearms) & #HR1112 (legislation that would address the dangerous “Charleston Loophole,” which currently allows some people prohibited from owning guns to purchase them before a […]

CAGV YEAR-END APPEAL: Recommit Your Support In 2019 To #EndGunViolence

CAGV YEAR-END APPEAL: Recommit Your Support In 2019 To #EndGunViolence

To our Supporters/Members: The Coalition Against Gun Violence is a unique gun violence prevention organization because we are a local grassroots nonprofit supported almost entirely by you our supporters. At this time of year we ask that you renew your $25 membership, adding a donation of any amount. Most important is our critical need for […]

6TH ANNUAL NATIONAL VIGIL FOR VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE

6TH ANNUAL NATIONAL VIGIL FOR VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE

Coalition Against Gun Violence & Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara HOST AN INTERFAITH VIGIL SUNDAY, DEC. 9th • 5:30-6:30 pm Unitarian Society Sanctuary, 1535 Santa Barbara St December 14, 2018 marks the 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shootings. Since that tragic day in Newtown, half a million Americans have been killed […]