Washington, DC−In an historic rebuke to the NRA, the Senate voted 51-43 this evening to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as the 19th Surgeon General in U.S. history.
EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE APPLAUDS GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE FOR PUSHING PACKAGE OF COMMON-SENSE LIFE-SAVING REFORMS
Richmond, VA−The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence applauds Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for today presenting an important package of common-sense, life-saving gun violence prevention reforms, in preparation for the Virginia General Assembly resuming business on January 14, 2015.
Newtown, CT−The Newtown Action Alliance, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and Campaign to Unload applaud comedian Jay Leno’s decision to cancel his appearance at the 2015 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show), an annual event sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the gun industry. Leno’s cancellation comes just hours after the three gun violence prevention groups had launched a petition calling on him to take this action.
Washington, DC−During a wave election in which Republicans strengthened their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and took control of U.S. Senate, the issue of gun violence prevention nonetheless proved to be a winning issue in tightly-contested races across the country.
Washington, DC−The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) released two hard-hitting public service announcements today to remind voters that each of us has a responsibility to enact common-sense gun laws in the United States.
GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION ADVOCATES TELL MARYLAND POLICE TRAINING COMMISSION: DON’T VALIDATE INSURRECTIONISM
Sykesville, MD−On Thursday, October 23rd at 3 p.m., a group of leading gun violence prevention advocates will deliver thousands of signatures to the Maryland Police Training Commission calling on them to revoke the training certification of Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis.
EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE APPLAUDS CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR’S DECISION TO SIGN GUN VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDER LEGISLATION
Washington, DC–The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) applauds California Governor Jerry Brown’s decision today to sign legislation establishing a gun violence restraining order (GVRO), which gives family members—and law enforcement—a critical tool to protect loved ones and the community at large.
EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE CELEBRATES PASSAGE OF GUN VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDER IN CALIFORNIA
Washington, DC–The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence is celebrating today’s California General Assembly passage of legislation (Assembly Bill 1014) to establish a gun violence restraining order.
Washington, DC–In response to the accidental shooting at Bullets and Burgers in Arizona earlier this week, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence’s executive director, Josh Horwitz, issued the following statement.
Washington, DC–The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence would like to thank the 23 California Senators who voted today to approve AB 1014, the Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO) bill.