Join us 10/28: Online Report Release Panel Discussion: Extreme Risk Protection Orders, New Recommendations for Policy and Implementation
Oct 21, 2020
The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy will on October 28 release new recommendations to improve and enhance the effectiveness of extreme risk protection orders. Join us for a discussion on this life-saving gun violence prevention policy, including the current landscape of ERPO laws and recommendations for improved policy and implementation.
Tune in Oct. 21-Nov. 8 to learn about ERPO, a gun violence prevention tool
Oct 16, 2020
The Teach-Out, ERPO: A Civil Approach to Gun Violence Prevention, will bring together a team of public health, policy, and medical experts who will provide educational information about ERPO laws – what they are, what states have ERPO laws in place, and how they work. We will hear as well from the voices of clinicians, law enforcement, and community members about why ERPOs are an important tool within the civil justice system.
Lethal Means Safety Training Act Would Improve Health Services for Veterans
Aug 26, 2020
CSGV endorses H.R. 8084, for which it provided expert guidance
NEW WEBSITE PROVIDES VITAL GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION RESOURCES
The new site will serve as a comprehensive resource for gun violence prevention advocates, activists, and organizations, as well as researchers and reporters. It compiles data, research, and evidence-based recommendations for addressing America’s gun violence epidemic.
PREVENT FIREARM SUICIDE
RISING UNEMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC TURMOIL COULD INCREASE RISK OF FIREARM SUICIDE WASHINGTON — Even as states begin to reopen, the looming health and economic consequences of mass isolation are drawing concern from experts in the suicide prevention space. The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, a public health think tank that identifies and implements evidence-based policy solutions and …
FIREARM SUICIDE: THE EPIDEMIC WITHIN THE PANDEMIC
FIREARM SUICIDE: THE EPIDEMIC WITHIN THE PANDEMIC OUR FOUR POINT PLAN TO ADDRESS FIREARM SUICIDE DURING THIS PERIOD OF ISOLATION, ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY, ELEVATED STRESS, AND INCREASED ALCOHOL USE. Washington, DC – While COVID-19 is currently the most pressing public health emergency facing the nation, firearm suicide is an ongoing public health crisis that is exacerbated by …
THE EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE MARKS NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence Marks National Public Health Week Washington, DC — April 6-12, 2020 marks National Public Health Week — an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA). This week provides a crucial opportunity to discuss a number of public health crises, including gun violence in all its forms. Educational Fund …
2018 CDC DATA REPORT
FIREARM SUICIDE DEATHS REACH RECORD HIGH OF OVER 24,000, ACCORDING TO CDC REPORT ANALYSIS NEWLY-RELEASED CDC DATA SHOWS 578 MORE FIREARM SUICIDE DEATHS IN 2018 COMPARED TO 2017, CONTINUING A TREND OF ANNUAL INCREASES SINCE 2006. Washington, DC – For the second year in a row, American firearm deaths remained relatively steady at an all time …
NEW CDC DATA SHOW 39,740 PEOPLE DIED BY GUN VIOLENCE IN 2018
A new report from the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence draws on new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to reveal that 39,740 people died from gun violence in 2018, including 24,432 by suicide and 13,958 by homicide. The number of gun deaths remained relatively steady from 2017 to 2018, with 33 fewer deaths …
VIRGINIA GRANT FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAMS
GOVERNOR RALPH NORTHAM ANNOUNCES GRANT FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAMS This morning, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that $2.6 million in grant funding for community violence intervention programs is included in the 2020 budget. Governor Northam also announced that two new positions will be created at the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) to …