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POLICYMAKERS MUST STOP CAVING TO THE NRA -

Washington, DC−In the aftermath of the tragic June 17 shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, which killed nine people, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence is calling attention to the degenerate gun culture that continues to enable such horrific tragedies.


SOUTH CAROLINA SHOOTING IS PRODUCT OF A DEGENERATE GUN CULTURE, SAYS GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION ORGANIZATION -

Washington, DC−The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence released the below statement in response to today’s shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston: “We at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence are heartbroken today as we contemplate the death and suffering caused by yesterday’s mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.”


COALITION URGES SENATE APPROPRIATORS TO REJECT DANGEROUS AMENDMENTS THAT WOULD CRIPPLE ENFORCEMENT OF GUN LAWS -

Washington, DC−This week, as the Senate Appropriations Committee prepares to mark up the FY 2016 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) is encouraging committee members to reject a series of amendments that would sharply limit the ability of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to enforce our nation’s gun laws.



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CSGV Runs Ad Calling on South Carolina Leaders To Support Victims, Not NRA -

In the wake of the tragic mass shooting in Charleston on June 17, 2015, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) ran a full page ad in The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina calling on Governor Nikki Haley and South Carolina legislators to stop listening to the National Rifle Association (NRA) and pass real gun reforms.

The ad highlights an offensive comment about the shooting by NRA board member Charles Cotton, who blamed Mother Emanuel A.M.E senior pastor and shooting victim Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney for the deaths of his parishioners.

The ad, reproduced below, ran in today’s print copy of the paper as well as on The State‘s website.

SC State NRA Ad


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