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CAGV STATEMENT ON NEW ZEALAND SHOOTINGS

CAGV STATEMENT ON NEW ZEALAND SHOOTINGS

“As we extend our expressions of condolence to the families and victims, of the community of Christchurch, New Zealand, we know that our prayers and tears must lead to the path of awareness, understanding and action. During this moment of tragedy, as the people of Earth focus on this heinous act, let us envelope the […]

TAKE ACTION! Call Your Legislative Reps to Support These Bills:

TAKE ACTION! Call Your Legislative Reps to Support These Bills:

The Coalition Against Gun Violence is asking our supporters to call and support these 6 bills below: • SB 55 (Jackson) Individuals who have committed two offenses driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances within a three-year period will not be able to purchase a firearm for 10 years. This bill is about […]

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 […]