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Feb 13, 2020
“The new 2018 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data illustrates America’s gun violence public health crisis. For the second year in a row, American firearm deaths remained relatively steady at an all time high. In our new report, Gun Violence in America: An Analysis of 2018 CDC Data, the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence examines the deadly toll of gun violence that kills 103 Americans each day.
Jan 31, 2020
“We know the solutions needed to curb this epidemic and reduce American gun deaths. Life-saving policies like Extreme Risk Protection Orders and permit to purchase laws have gained popularity at the state level but need national attention. This newly released data on gun fatalities demands the attention of lawmakers in Washington and around the nation. Our failure to swiftly address this national epidemic is killing our citizens, our families, and our communities. Gun violence is our national shame. Every day that action is not taken in Washington and in statehouses across the country, this nightmare continues. It is way past time that elected leaders at every level of government work together to make gun violence rare and abnormal.”
Dec 17, 2019
“We would like to thank Governor Northam and Secretary Moran for committing funding to community violence intervention programs. Too often, the communities that are most impacted by gun violence -- frequently communities of color -- are overlooked or ignored in the gun violence prevention debate."
Nov 11, 2019
“As a military spouse, I recognize that firearms are essential to military culture but their lethal role in suicide among veterans, military service members, and their families should not be brushed aside in this discussion.