The Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act is a proposed bill that authorizes FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration to (1) increase access to mental health care treatment and services, and (2) promote reporting of mental health information to theContinue reading “Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2021 – H.R.137”
Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act is a proposed bill aimed at establishing the Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Among other things, the advisory council must assess the needs of victims of gun violence and disseminate information about helpful resources. Visit the webpage here.
The Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act is a proposed bill aimed to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for a 7-day waiting period before a semiautomatic firearm, a silencer, armor piercing ammunition, or a large capacity ammunition magazine may be transferred. Visit the bill here.
“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.