Gun Violence – the forgotten epidemic

Gun Violence is an epidemic.

Our country faces many kinds of epidemics and public health crises that require our immediate attention. The reaction to COVID-19 versus gun violence in our community is stark and disturbing.

On Our Calendar

  • Mar 19 (Thu) MA Coalition Quarterly Virtual Meeting RSVP
  • Mar 25 (Wed) MA Coalition Literature Drop *CANCELED*
  • Apr 1 (Wed) Saving Lives with Laws & Research at BUSPH *CANCELED*
  • Apr 30 (Thu) MA Coalition MVP Peace Award

Gun Control & Reform in the States

  • The Springfield community reacts to multiple shootings last month.
  • In California, a UPS employee arrested after mass shooting threats.
  • Colorado Congressman tweets video of AR-15 as a challenge to Biden.
  • Fatal shooting over a mall parking space in Atlanta.
  • Tennessee gun violence rate among youth doubles over the last decade.
  • Santa Fe, Texas High School approves guns in classrooms.
  • Background check on all gun sales on its way to Virginia Governor.
  • Washington legislature creates office focused on reducing gun violence.

National News & The Gun Industry

  • Country Music Hall of Fame cancels NRA annual fundraiser.
  • Children share their stories on active shooter drills.
  • CDC firearm injuries data is unreliable, but is there better?
  • Senators questions Zuckerberg on Facebook gun sales.
  • Google refuses to remove videos of Alison Parker’s murder.
  • Everytown endorses Democratic candidate Joe Biden.