Las Vegas Massacre

Las Vegas Massacre is a Uniquely American Tragedy As details emerge, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence issues initial statement on Las Vegas shooting

In response to the Las Vegas shooting that left more than 50 dead and hundreds wounded, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement:

“Days like today are always devastating for our organization. We send our deepest condolences to those affected by the horrific tra...

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Lori Haas on WUSA 9

Virginia Tech survivor’s mom disgusted over lack of action on gun laws

“This tragedy is just of such horrific proportions, the ripple effects are going to be broad. Many, many hundreds of communities are going to be affected by this one,” said Lori Haas. Her daughter was a student at Virginia Tech 10 years ago.

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CSGV Advocates for Policies to Prevent Firearm Suicide as National Suicide Prevention Week Begins

CSGV Advocates for Policies to Prevent Firearm Suicide as National Suicide Prevention Week Begins

Suicides account for nearly two-thirds of all gun fatalities; these deaths can be prevented by temporarily removing firearms from those in crisis.

Washington, DC (September 10, 2017)  — As National Suicide Prevention Week begins, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) draws attention to an area of gun violence prevention that is...

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Victory in the Northwest

Extreme Risk Protection Order Becomes Law in Oregon

ERPO’s passage indicates growing support for data-driven gun policy.

Salem, Oregon (August 16, 2017)  — Yesterday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed SB 719 into law. SB 719,  otherwise known as the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO), establishes a process to remove guns from individuals at risk of harming themselves or others. With Governor Brown’s signature, Oregon be...

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Rob Simmelkjaer

Rob Simmelkjaer is the Senior Vice President for NBC Sports Ventures. Simmelkjaer is responsible for managing the NBC Sports Ventures unit, a collection of NBC Sports properties including NBC Sports Radio, Reebok Spartan Race, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross and the Red Bull Signature Series. In addition to his position as Senior Vice President, Simmelkjaer serves as an on-air contributor across multiple NBCUniversal platforms. Prior to joining NBC, he worked at ESPN and practiced at two New York ...

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