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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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Open Carry in a Time of Protest and Unrest

Open Carry in a Time of Protest and Unrest

Last weekend, civil unrest erupted during initially peaceful protests in La Mesa, California. A number of businesses were looted and two banks were burned to the ground. Reports have circulated in social media and in the Times of San Diego about some citizens,...

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Statement After the Murder of George Floyd

Statement After the Murder of George Floyd

San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention is dedicated to the prevention of all violence in America. Violence by firearm is inextricably linked to violence in general, particularly because firearms are such efficient instruments for maiming and killing, and the...

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Sustainable Development and Gun Violence Prevention

Sustainable Development and Gun Violence Prevention

The globally agreed-upon Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Association (UNA) are a powerful synergistic agenda addressing the root causes of violence. They emphasize the need to reduce inequalities, promote health and well-being, reduce poverty and...

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