Reflecting on the issues of domestic violence and gun violence in Part One, Part Two continues with more information about the Second Amendment, the Supreme Court, and gun laws in the states.
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March 20, 2019 The horrendous mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 17, which left 50 dead and 39 injured has created a new urgency for reforming gun laws in that country. The Pittsburgh, Penn. Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in late October when 11 people were killed and seven injured was… Read more »
On the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the six-month anniversaries of the mass shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Borderline Bar in Thousand Oaks, California, the same questions continue to be asked. What was the state of the… ISSUE ADVISORY: Gun Control – Part One: The Link between Gun Violence and Domestic Violence“>Read more »
February 14, 2019 This is Part One of a three-part Issue Advisory on Gun Control and Domestic Violence. Part Two will address the constitutionality of the second amendment, the Supreme Court, and state laws. Part Three will discuss limitations to gun control action, like the NRA’s involvement in politics, the Trump Administration’s proposed changes, and… Read more »
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Devin Patrick Kelley had a history of domestic violence. So did Omar Mateen and many, many others. What’s going on?
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is making support for the monthly vigil at the NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia on Saturday, October 14 part of NOW’s board meeting, which is taking place this weekend in Virginia.
The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protections Act of 2015 (H.R.1217), a bipartisan bill introduced by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and three Republicans with 184 Democrats, must be voted on in the remaining days that Congress is in session to protect survivors of intimate partner violence.
By Emily Imhoff, Policy and Grassroots Outreach Fellow When I moved to Washington D.C. from Ohio, close family members and friends became increasingly concerned about my safety. Ignorant of DC gun laws, a family for whom I regularly dog sit suggested I obtain my concealed carry license. One cousin joked over voicemail, “congrats on your… Read more »
Sam Baker writes for The National Journal: “The House voted Wednesday to stop Washington, D.C., from using its own money to provide abortion coverage, enforce local gun laws, or decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.”