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EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE APPLAUDS HOUSE BILL ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH FIREARM DISQUALIFICATION

May 30, 2014

Washington, DC—The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence—the 501(c)(3) affiliate of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence—applauds the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act, introduced by Rep. Mike Thompson (D–CA). As introduced, the bill is centered around an evidence-based strategy for decreasing gun violence by reducing access to firearms by individuals who have engaged in dangerous conduct rather than focusing on histories on mental illness.



GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION GROUP REISSUES CALL FOR TIGHTER RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS TO FIREARMS BY PEOPLE WITH ELEVATED VIOLENCE RISK

May 25, 2014

Washington, DC—The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has been calling for people who are at heightened risk of harming themselves or others because of various factors contributing to an increased risk of violent behavior be temporarily prohibited from purchasing and possessing firearms.



COMPREHENSIVE REPORT DETAILS CONSEQUENCES OF GUN INDUSTRY IMMUNITY

Oct 30, 2013

Washington, DC—Highlighting the very real impact that federal legislation providing immunity for gun manufacturers has had on gun violence victims and their families, a new report details how a 2005 law has become a means for the gun industry to hide irresponsible business practices.



EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE CONDEMNS STATE OF THE UNION INVITATION TO TED NUGENT

Feb 12, 2013

Washington, DC—The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) expressed astonishment today that Ted Nugent, the former rock star turned gun advocate notorious for his threatening, racist, homophobic and sexist language, will be attending the State of the Union Address.



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