The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) is closely watching the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and we are deeply disturbed by what we see unfolding there. Our hearts go out to the family of Michael Brown, Jr. as they deal with an unimaginable loss.
In response to the death today of Jim Brady, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence released the below statement today.
Gun Violence Prevention Expert to Join Del. Norton to Discuss Legislation’s Potential Negative Impact on Gun Safety in D.C. -
Executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Josh Horwitz, will join Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) this morning at a gathering to discuss Rep. Thomas Massie’s (R-Ky.) amendment passed yesterday in the House that would prevent the District of Columbia from enforcing current gun laws supported by law enforcement and residents, including gun owners.
Slamming the House of Representatives vote on the passage of Rep. Thomas Massie’s (R-KY) amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill (which includes District of Columbia appropriations provisions), the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Josh Horwitz,issued the following statement, noting the mess that Massie has left in his wake as he tried to force his personal values on the will of District of Columbia residents.
MENTAL HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH AND GUN POLICY ADVOCACY EXPERTS TO DISCUSS NEW APPROACHES TO KEEPING GUN FROM THOSE AT ELEVATED RISK OF VIOLENCE -
Washington, DC-A panel of national mental health, public health and gun violence prevention experts, organized by the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy, will convene in San Francisco on Thursday, July 10, to discuss new approaches to keeping guns out of the hands of potentially dangerous individuals.
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