Universal background checks are a crucial foundation for a strong system of gun safety laws that will help reduce gun violence and save lives.
Given the increasing levels of gun violence in the state, elected leaders in Missouri should reject dangerous gun laws and push for policies that reduce gun violence and protect the safety of every Missourian.
Safe storage laws would make Washington schools and communities safer from gun violence.
Unsecured firearms are linked to violent crime, unintentional harm to children, and youth suicide.
Stalking is a known risk factor for future violence, and policymakers must act to ensure convicted stalkers do not have easy access to guns.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with student activist Ryan Deitsh and BeMore Group Executive Director Dejuan Patterson to discuss efforts they are both taking to prevent gun violence in America.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
Young people in the United States bear the brunt of the nation’s gun violence and are leading efforts to stop it.
Young people’s involvement in faith-based activism is not new, and their work fighting for righteous causes should be supported.
In Iowa, several concerning aspects of gun violence warrant a strong policy response, and elected leaders must take action to ensure the safety of every Iowan.
Igor and guest host Chelsea Parsons, the vice president of Gun Violence Prevention at CAP, speak with the young people who organized March for Our Lives on the National Mall.
Extreme risk protection orders provide a crucial tool for family members and law enforcement to intervene and prevent a tragic shooting.
Guns in the hands of domestic abusers pose an extreme risk to victims of abuse.
A comprehensive approach to reducing gun violence must include support for evidence-based violence intervention programs that engage all community stakeholders.
A glaring gap in the federal law allows individuals to buy a gun without a background check and with no questions asked.