GUN SAFETY GROUPS DEMAND DISCLOSURE OF ROLE NRA PLAYED IN INFLUENCING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GUN POLICY, RESPONSE TO LAS VEGAS TRAGEDY

Following the deadliest shooting in modern American history, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the partner organization of Americans for Responsible Solutions, the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, filed open records requests with multiple federal agencies to uncover the gun lobby’s role in influencing and shaping the Trump Administration’s da...

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Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords On Deadliest Mass Shooting In US History

TODAY AT 1:00PM ET ON CAPITOL HILL: CONGRESSWOMAN GABRIELLE GIFFORDS & CAPTAIN MARK KELLY WILL RESPOND TO LAS VEGAS SHOOTING

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Co-Founder of the gun violence prevention organization Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), issued the below statement on last night’s tragic shooting at the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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New Report Highlights The Lethal Nexus Between Guns & Suicide

New Resource Urges Lawmakers to Combat Rising Suicide Rates By Enacting Proven Lifesaving Solutions  

Guns Are Used in Just 5% of Suicide Attempts But Result In 50% Of All Suicide Deaths

WASHINGTON DC — As our nation struggles to combat a deadly gun suicide crisis that has claimed over 300,000 Americans since 2000, a new report released today in conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Week highlights ...

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Confronting the Inevitability Myth: How Data-Driven Gun Policies Save Lives from Suicide

Today, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence is proud to release a new report: Confronting the Inevitability Myth: How Data-Driven Gun Policies Save Lives from Suicide. This report provides an in-depth examination of gun suicide in America and outlines the policies and programs that are effective at preventing these tragedies. Too many Americans, including lawmakers, buy into the pervasive, false narrative that suicide is inevitable and that there’s nothing we ca...

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California Advances Bill To Close Hate Crime Gap

The Bill, AB 785, Which Closes Gap In California Law That Allows Individuals Convicted Of Hate Crimes To Possess Firearms, Now Goes To Governor Brown’s Desk

Today, Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, and its partner organization the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, applauded the California Legisl...

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VIDEO: The Law Center’s 24th Anniversary Dinner

Each year, the Law Center’s Anniversary Dinner brings together our community to honor the exceptional efforts of a few key individuals for their outstanding leadership in the gun violence prevention movement. The dinner, with an audience of 500–700 attorneys, business professionals, lawmakers, and advocates from all over the country, is a truly unique opportunity to recognize the movement’s champions, celebrate the Law Center’s remarkable achievements, and support the fight for sma...

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STATEMENT: Gun Violence Prevention Organizations React to DC Circuit Court Ruling about Carrying Loaded Guns in Public

WASHINGTON, DC —  A ruling announced this morning by the D.C. Circuit Court found that there is a broad right to carry loaded guns in public places and struck down the District’s concealed carry permitting regime. This ruling conflicts with previous rulings by several other Circuit courts, all of which have upheld strong concealed carry licensing regimes that are virtually identical to the District’s. The decision today was a divided 2-1 vote, with a ...

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