Action Alerts

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SIGN – Sign the letter and join 32 victims, survivors, and families of gun tragedies by adding your voice to the national conversation about gun violence. (http://wearebetterthanthis.org/) CALL – Urge your U.S. Representative to take action to reduce gun deaths and injuries in our country. (http://www.bradynetwork.org/site/PageServer?pagename=BCPlookup) Call the White House hotline to thank President Obama [...]

President Obama’s Response

The president has responded to a petition to Immediately address the issue of gun control through the introduction of legislation in Congress. see his response here:  

If we want high-profile people to speak out against gun violence, we MUST support them when they do!

Gun enthusiasts have erupted, calling for a boycott of NBC and the firing of Costas. In this sea of angry and fearful comments, THOSE OF US WHO WANT A SAFER SOCIETY NEED TO MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD! Bob Costas did something brave Sunday night. Citing an article written by Fox Sports columnist, Jason Whitlock, Costas [...]

Sign this Petition: We Are Better Than This

Ask people to sign the petition at www.WeAreBetterThanThis.org Urge allies, family, friends and colleagues to sign it, and then to forward it to their contacts! The petition says: “Tell President Obama and Gov. Romney: We are Better Than This As an American who was shocked and horrified by the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado, I [...]

What you can do to participate in gun safety

Another horrific tragedy has stunned the nation. You can be part of the solution by taking action in the following ways: WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PARTICIPATE IN GUN SAFETY 1. If you choose to have a gun and there are children under 14 in your family, we advise your firearm be locked and unloaded. [...]

Aurora copycat apprehended with 20 guns

Sent by Mayors Against Illegal Guns Police in Maryland have just foiled what they say “could have been another Aurora.” Authorities found an arsenal of more than 20 weapons, including semi-automatic rifles, shotguns and handguns, plus more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition in the home of an individual who threatened to carry out a mass [...]

Action Alert! A.B. 809: The Crime Gun Tracing Improvement Act

The Coalition Against Gun Violence is extremely pleased to inform you that AB 809, the Crime Gun Tracing Improvement Act, was passed by both the California Senate and Assembly. It now goes to Governor Brown’s desk, hopefully for his signature. It is critically important that we send letters of support by Monday 9/19 or Tuesday [...]

Support the FIX GUN CHECKS Act of 2011

Support the FIX GUN CHECKS Act of 2011

Minutes ago, Senator Chuck Schumer introduced a bill to fix our broken background check system and keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. This is a huge moment, and you can make sure the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011 gets the critical early backing it needs by calling your senators right now [...]