We have a plan to end gun violence.
One survivor| at a time.
DID YOU KNOW?
Every day, 120 Americans are killed with guns.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. WONDER Online Database, Underlying Cause of Death. A yearly average was developed using four years of the most recent available data: 2018 to 2021. Last updated: 2.13.2023
Survivors of Gangs and Gun Violence, These Women Now Help Others Navigate Grief
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Faith Leaders For Ending Gun Violence
WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?
Black Americans are disproportionately impacted by gun violence. They experience 10 times the gun homicides, 18 times the gun assault injuries, and nearly 3 times the fatal shootings by police of white Americans.
Gun homicides, assaults, and police shootings are disproportionately prevalent in historically underfunded neighborhoods and cities. This lack of funding intensifies our country’s long-standing racial inequities.
Local groups, residents, and city officials are driving solutions to reduce gun violence and increase safety in their communities, but data and resources are needed to support these efforts.
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A message from Michelle Obama: Honoring Hadiya Pendleton at the Obama Presidential Center
More than 500 people die every day from gun violence
I'm a of all homicides globally involve gun violence.
There were 1.4 million firearm-related deaths globally between 2012 and 2016
Is gun violence an epidemic in the U.S.? Experts and history say it is: Click here to read more: