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GUNS IN OUR SOCIETY: "Schools and Gun Violence"

GUNS IN OUR SOCIETY: “Schools and Gun Violence”

CAGV Chair, Toni Wellen and Steering Committee member, Jacqueline Inda interview elected officials and members of the community each month on issues of gun violence prevention. CAGV’s 30-minute show “GUNS IN OUR SOCIETY” views on TVSB on Demand and  focuses on issues

Safer in your home with a firearm, or in your vehicle with seat belts and airbags?

Safer in your home with a firearm, or in your vehicle with seat belts and airbags?

The Violence Policy Center’s (VPC) annual report states that gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in 14 states and the District of Columbia in 2011, the most recent year for which comprehensive nationwide data is available. In 2011, there were more gun deaths than motor vehicle deaths in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, […]

UC Santa Barbara: DIVEST FROM GUN MAKERS!

The organization Campaign to Unload has started a PETITION to the University of California Board of Regents and President of the University of California Janet Napolitano, which says: “Students and faculty at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are understandably shocked by the hate-filled rampage of a UCSB student Friday night, in which six UCSB students were […]

Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG)

Mayor Helene Schneider, a member of MAIG, forwarded this announcement, parts of which have been excerpted below.  When we started Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) in 2006, we knew that building a movement of like-minded mayors and citizens wouldn’t happen overnight. The gun lobby had a multi-decade head start, and we understood that creating a […]

America's Gun Violence Culture: The New Normal?

America’s Gun Violence Culture: The New Normal?

Americans cannot allow gun violence to continue to happen in towns across the country at the frequency it is occurring, and to the degree in which it’s now being considered the “new normal.” Instead use the empathy and compassion expressed by many as inspiration in the continuing growth of our community. We must understand that […]