Closing Arguments For the Trial of the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery
Nov 22, 2021
As closing arguments begin today in the trial for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, leading gun violence prevention experts noted the linkage between permissive gun laws and racist violence that undermines the community trust necessary to reduce gun violence.
EFSGV Responds to Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict
Nov 19, 2021
Today, a jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse on all charges after killing two men and injuring a third with an assault rifle. Gun violence prevention experts at the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence criticized the verdict.
House Passage of Build Back Better Act
Nov 19, 2021
Today the House passed what would be the largest-ever federal infusion of funding for community violence intervention, a proven policy that will reduce gun violence across the country.
EFSGV Acknowledges Veterans Day
Nov 11, 2021
Every Veterans Day, Americans reflect on the immeasurable sacrifice and bravery that our armed service members have shown in defense of the United States, its people and its ideals.
Oral Arguments for NYSRPA v. Bruen
Nov 03, 2021
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence reacted today to the arguments before the Supreme Court in NYSRPA v. Bruen by urging the justices to consider the reality of public health data on gun violence when deciding the case.
Community Violence Intervention Funding Included in Build Back Better Framework
Oct 28, 2021
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence praised the inclusion of $5 billion in funding for community violence intervention in the President’s Build Back Better Act framework released today.
EFSGV Leads Amicus Brief that Argues to Uphold NY Gun Law
Sep 22, 2021
An amicus brief submitted with the Supreme Court in NYSRPA v. Bruen argues that public health research should be a primary consideration of Second Amendment analyses, particularly in the context of public carry laws.
Suicide Prevention Month 2021
Sep 01, 2021
Congress and the Biden administration have indicated that they are taking gun violence prevention seriously, but they must demonstrate a commitment to enact proven policies that will reduce firearm suicides.
Study: Two-Thirds of Mass Shootings Linked to Domestic Violence
New Study: Majority of Mass Shootings Linked to Domestic Violence Authored by Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence state affairs manager Lisa Geller, the paper is the first to find mass shootings with domestic violence connections have higher fatality rates WASHINGTON — More than two-thirds of mass shootings are domestic violence incidents or are perpetrated …
MON. 5/17: Expert Briefing on the Life-Saving Potential of Extreme Risk Protection Orders in Pennsylvania
May 14, 2021
Four Pennsylvanians die every day from gun violence. On Monday, May 17, at 4 p.m. EDT, the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV), an affiliate organization of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, and CeaseFirePA will convene an expert panel for a briefing to contextualize a policy tool with the potential to prevent firearm homicide and suicide in Pennsylvania.