The Brady plan proposes 12 changes which are expanding background checks, expanding categories of prohibited individuals from purchasing guns, restricting access to assault weapons/high mag capacities and bump stocks, outlawing ghost guns, implementing ERPO laws, fund CDC and urban organizations, reduce unintentional shootings, end gun industry immunity, hold ATF responsible, and eliminating the Tiahrt amendmentContinue reading “Brady”
“SHV was the lead advocate for the Massachusetts Gun Control Act of 1998 (Chapter 180), the most comprehensive gun violence prevention law in the country. This common-sense law mandates safe storage, manufacturing standards, strict gun dealer regulations, safety training requirements, and effective licensing procedures. SHV continues to support legislation that keeps guns out of theContinue reading “Stop Handgun Violence”
“Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. We pass stronger gun laws and work to close the loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. We also work in our own communities and with business leaders to encourage a culture ofContinue reading “Moms Demand Action”
Led by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, “Giffords is a nonprofit organization that shifts culture, changes policies, and challenges injustice, inspiring Americans across the country to fight gun violence.” Visit their website here.
Everytown is a nationwide campaign to pass gun safety laws, support survivors of gun violence, educate and raise awareness about gun violence, and ultimately end gun violence all together in the United States to save lives. Visit their website here.
AFT has teamed up with Everytown and the NEA (National Education Association) stating that active shooter drills that are unannounced are detrimental to school safety. New Report: Unannounced Active Shooter Drills Have No Place in Our Schools Research and policy proposals can be found here.
The Media Spot promotes media literacy through collaborative media productions, partnerships with environmentally and socially progressive organizations, and K-12 staff and curriculum development to help adapt their curricula to a constantly evolving mediated and technological world without losing track of the objective of media literacy education: empowering lifelong learners to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, CREATE andContinue reading “The Media Spot”
I AM not the MEdia’s mission is to empower teens and young adults to become conscious viewers of the media, critical decision makers, and to embrace their individuality and uniqueness through media literacy and media creation. Visit their website here.
“Learn to Discern’s curriculum builds communities’ resilience to state-sponsored disinformation, inoculates communities against public health misinformation, promotes inclusive communities by empowering its members to recognize and reject divisive narratives and hate speech, improves young people’s ability to navigate increasingly polluted online spaces, and enables leaders to shape decisions based on facts and quality information.” ReadContinue reading “IREX’s Learn to Discern Media Literacy Training (L2D)”
The National Whistleblower Center leads a campaign titled, Hold Social Media Companies Accountable. “Since 2016, NWC has been working to hold social media companies accountable for unchecked criminal activity on their websites, including terror and hate content, wildlife trafficking, and the sale of stolen antiquities.” Read more about the campaign here.