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.
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