Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson appeared on Fox News following the mass shooting tragedy at Umpqua Community College and blamed the victims for their own deaths. Sign this petition to tell him to apologize the survivors and the victims’ families.
The Department of Justice is planning to give a $2.4 million grant to the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation, a gun lobby group that opposes sensible gun reforms across the board. Tell DOJ to cancel the grant and find a more suitable partner for its gun violence prevention efforts.
The chair of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, Sheriff Jeff Wiley, recently blamed a victim of domestic homicide for her own murder, claiming she could have stopped her ex-husband if she was armed. Sign this petition to tell the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement to publicly repudiate Sheriff Wiley’s victim-blaming.
In 2005, Senator Bernie Sanders voted for an NRA-backed bill that gave unprecedented legal protections to the gun industry. It also closed the court doors on victims and survivors with legitimate, negligence-based claims. Sign this petition to tell Senator Sanders to reconsider his vote on gun industry immunity.
In April 2015, Yahoo News published the results of an investigation into the fundraising activities of the NRA that revealed numerous violations of federal tax and election laws. Tell the FEC and IRS to launch an investigation immediately.
WTTG Chief Investigative Report Emily Miller has spent most of her career openly lobbying against the District of Columbia’s gun laws, and even stated that D.C. is “not part of America.” This is a betrayal of journalist ethics. Tell WTTG’s general manager it’s time to Fire Emily Miller.
In the wake of the gruesome mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno has agreed to perform on behalf of the Newtown, Connecticut-based National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the gun industry. Sign this petition to tell Leno to cancel his appearance at the NSSF’s trade show immediately.
Most Americans care about the issue of gun violence, but how many of us are making the issue of gun reform a priority when we head to the polls to cast votes for candidates for elected office? Pledge to support only candidates who will fight for common sense gun laws.
Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis has threatened to wage war with the United States government. Sign this petition to tell the Maryland Police Training Commission to revoke his certification as a law enforcement instructor.
California congressional candidate Steve Knight accepted $4,994 in campaign cash from Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America, who has threatened Members of Congress with violence. Sign this petition to tell him to give that money back.