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Cruising for Peace Means No Shots Fired

Cruising for Peace Means No Shots Fired

Cruising around town in a stylish low rider on a Saturday afternoon? How does that prevent gun violence? The recent Cruise for Peace was part of San Diego's "No Shots Fired" program, which kicked off last spring when city government and law enforcement leaders called...

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Member Spotlight: United Nations Association

Member Spotlight: United Nations Association

You follow the SD4GVP coalition because you want to prevent gun violence in your own neighborhood and city. But did you know that gun violence prevention intersects with the goals of the United Nations? Established in 1946, coalition member United Nations Association...

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Member Spotlight: Tariq Khamisa Foundation

Member Spotlight: Tariq Khamisa Foundation

Can you imagine forgiving the person who fatally shot your son? Could you get far enough through your grief to realize that there are victims on both sides of the gun? Would you call up the killer’s family and create a foundation with them to keep kids from killing...

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Eight Years On — Remembering Sandy Hook

Eight Years On — Remembering Sandy Hook

It has been eight years of ongoing gun violence since the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Thanks to the efforts of volunteers like you who have worked to prevent gun violence, the intervening years have brought small changes in gun laws here and there...

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Ghost guns — No serial number means no background check

Ghost guns — No serial number means no background check

Everything we’ve been working on in California for the last 30 years in gun violence prevention is being undermined by ghost guns. People who know me know that I’m not usually given to dramatic statements like that. But I’ve had my eye on ghost guns for years, ever...

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