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.
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.
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