Senior Vice President, Rights and Justice
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The United States has fallen far behind its peer nations when it comes to keeping communities safe from gun violence. We work to develop federal and state legislative and executive action strategies to reduce gun violence and save lives.
A combination of weak laws and lack of resources has left the gun industry in the United States essentially unregulated. We work to shine a light on this problem and develop effective solutions to ensure that this industry is required to help solve the epidemic of gun violence.
Laws alone are not enough. Reducing gun violence requires a dedicated investment in public health approaches and community-based violence intervention programs.
We partner with national, state, and local gun violence prevention allies and organizations to harness our collective power to make meaningful change.
It is vital that policymakers take immediate action to address the scourge of guns and hate.
Developments in smart gun technology can prevent unintentional shootings by children, reduce gun theft, and reduce teen suicide.
Despite rising rates of gun violence in Iowa, lawmakers persist in weakening the state’s gun laws.
Mexico’s lawsuit against major U.S. arms manufacturers and distributors is a reminder of the fact that America’s gun violence epidemic extends well beyond its own borders.
As more states pass campus carry laws, Congress and the Biden administration should intervene to protect college students and employees from gun violence.
While more must be done to shrink the footprint of the U.S. criminal justice system, the national dialogue around reform during summer 2020 has inspired transformative ideas and tangible policies that can be built on moving forward.
The start of a new Congress and a new administration presents a crucial opportunity to make progress in reducing gun violence.
The decision to buy a gun should be informed by data and research, not fear and anxiety.
Gun theft is rampant in states across the country, leaving all of our communities vulnerable to violent gun crime.
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