VICTIMS AND ADVOCATES AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE TO PROTEST OUTSIDE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DINNER OF NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT-BASED GUN LOBBY ORGANIZATION -
Washington, DC-Nearly 100 victims and survivors of gun violence and other advocates will protest the corporate gun lobby’s obstruction of sensible gun laws such as expanded background checks outside the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s (NSSF) annual Congressional Fly-In fundraising dinner in Washington, D.C., tomorrow, Wednesday, April 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the 20 F Street NW Conference Center, located at 20 F Street NW; Washington, DC, 20001.
CSGV DELIVERS 5,100 PETITION SIGNATURES TO VISA DEMANDING THEY END AFFILIATE CARD RELATIONSHIP WITH NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION -
Washington, DC-Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) staff and gun violence prevention activists from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia delivered more than 5,100 petition signatures to Visa’s D.C. offices today, calling on them to end their affiliate (credit) card program with the National Rifle Association (NRA).
CSGV TO DELIVER 5,000 PETITION SIGNATURES TO VISA DEMANDING THEY END AFFILIATE CARD RELATIONSHIP WITH NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION -
Washington, DC-On Thursday, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) staff and gun violence prevention activists in the District of Columbia will deliver 5,000 petition signatures to Visa’s D.C. offices calling on them to end their affiliate card program with the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Washington, DC-Yesterday, a Florida jury convicted Michael David Dunn on three counts of attempted second degree murder and one count of firing into an unoccupied vehicle. The jury was unable to reach a vedict on the most serious charge of first-degree murder, however, which forced Judge Russell Healey to declare a mistrial on that count.
LEADING GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION EXPERT COMMENDS ADMINISTRATION’S EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON MENTAL HEALTH AND GUN ACCESS -
Washington, DC-Applauding the Obama Administration’s executive actions related to mental health and firearm access, the executive director of the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund), Josh Horwitz, issued the following statement welcoming the President’s action directing the Department of Justice to clarify what it means to be committed to a mental health institution and directing the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure patient privacy while providing the background check system with relevant information
Director of Communications
W: (202) 408-0061, x. 1003
Cell: (202) 701-7171