Gun Laws

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Advocacy: Create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025.

Level: National

Website: bradycampaign.org

Social Media: facebook.com/bradycampaign/

Purpose: Keep guns out of the wrong hands through three impact-driven, broadly engaging campaigns:

(1) A policy focus to "Finish the Job" so that life-saving Brady background checks are applied to all gun sales.

(2) "Stop 'Bad Apple' Gun Dealers" – the 5 percent of gun dealers that supply 90 percent of all crime guns.

(3) Lead a new national conversation and change social norms around the real dangers of guns in the home, to prevent the homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings that happen every day as a result.


CeaseFirePA

Advocacy: Reduce gun violence.

Level: Statewide

Website: ceasefirepa.org

Social Media: facebook.com/joinceasefirepa/

Purpose: Reduce gun tragedies in our communities, stop the flow of illegal guns onto our streets, and keep guns out of the hands of people who should not have them.


Delco United for Sensible Gun Policy

Advocacy: Gun Safety

Level: Local

Website: delcounited.net/

Social Media: facebook.com/delcounited

Purpose: Delaware County United for Sensible Gun Policy is a group of concerned residents in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, intent on achieving safe communities by preventing gun violence.


Everytown for Gun Safety

Advocacy: Gun Policy

Level: National

Website: everytown.org/

Social Media: facebook.com/Everytown/

Purpose: Everytown for Gun Safety is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities.


Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (formerly Americans for Responsible Solutions}

Advocacy: Protections from gun violence.

Level: National

Website: giffords.org

Social Media: facebook.com/giffords/

Purpose: Encourage elected officials to stand up for solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership.


Mom's Demand

Advocacy: Gun Policy

Level: National

Website: momsdemandaction.org/

Social Media: facebook.com/MomsDemandAction/

Purpose: Founded by Shannon Watts following the Sandy Hook murders, created to demand action from legislators, state and federal; companies; and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms.


Sandy Hook Promise

Advocacy: Gun control.

Level: National

Website: sandyhookpromise.org

Social Media: facebook.com/SandyHookPromise

Purpose: Prevent gun-related deaths due to crime, suicide and accidental discharge so that no other parent experiences the senseless, horrific loss of their child.