Press Releases

Washington Ballot Initiative 1491 Will Save Lives Indicates Analysis of Connecticut Law

Sep 20, 2016

Evidence shows Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPO) can save lives. A new report released by the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence shows how such protection orders can be a valuable tool in reducing gun deaths in Washington. The report examines newly released data on the success of a similar policy in Connecticut that has been in effect for over a decade.



Statement from Kayla Hicks, Director of African-American & Community Outreach, on Deborah Lee’s Call to Action on Gun Violence

Jun 27, 2016

“As the Director of African-American & Community Outreach with the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, I applaud BET Chairwoman Deborah Lee for using her platform and influence to address the 'appalling' gun violence occurring in our country today."



LOS ANGELES CITY ATTORNEY FEUER TO DISCUSS EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT CALIFORNIA’S GUN VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDER LAW

Jan 06, 2015

Los Angeles, CA—On Thursday, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer will be joined at a press conference by gun violence survivors and Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) executive director Josh Horwitz to discuss implementation of California's Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO) law.



STATEMENT FROM MEMBERS OF CONSORTIUM FOR RISK-BASED FIREARM POLICY ON REPEALING THE DICKEY AMENDMENT TO THE OMNIBUS SPENDING BILL

Dec 11, 2015

Washington, DC—As researchers and members of the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy, we strongly support the repeal of the Dickey Amendment, which in effect prohibits the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from using federal funding for gun violence research.



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