Tag: Gun Violence Prevention

NH Senate and House Pass Package of Gun Violence Prevention Bills, Next Stop Governor’s Desk

CONCORD, NH – Today the NH Senate and House passed the final piece of legislation in a package of gun safety bills headed for the Governor’s desk. HB 109 requires background checks for firearms sales and completely closes… Read More

As a Candidate in 2016, Chris Sununu Promised Voters He’d Support Universal Background Checks, Now Threatens to Side With Corporate Gun Lobby Over Granite Staters

Governor Sununu threatens to veto legislation that would keep guns out of the hands of felons and domestic abusers Concord, NH –At a final debate as a Gubernatorial candidate in 2016, Chris Sununu promised voters he’d support universal… Read More

Statement on House Criminal Justice Committee Passage of HB 109, Closing Background Checks Loopholes to Keep Guns Out of Hands of Dangerous Felons, Domestic Abusers, and Other Prohibited Persons

CONCORD, NH – Today the NH House Criminal Justice Committee passed HB 109, closing background checks loopholes, by a vote of 10-9. Statements from the prime sponsor and advocates: “The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NCIS) has… Read More

Statement on House Education Committee Passage of HB 564, Statewide Gun Free Schools Bill

CONCORD, NH – Today the NH House Education Committee passed HB 564, statewide gun free schools, amended by a vote of 11-8. Statements from the prime sponsor and advocates: “The presence of firearms in our schools disrupts learning… Read More

Day Before Anniversary of Parkland Shooting, New Hampshire to Hold Public Hearings on Gun Free Schools, Background Checks, and Waiting Periods

HB 109 would close background check loopholes, HB 514 creates a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a firearm, HB 564 keeps guns out of our schools, and HB 687 passes an extreme risk protection order… Read More

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Applaud NH House Vote to Keep Guns Out of State House Chambers and Gallery

Next up: time to close background check loopholes, create a waiting period between the purchase and delivery of a firearm, keep guns out of schools, and pass an extreme risk protection order Concord, NH – Members of the… Read More

As a Candidate in 2016, Chris Sununu Told Voters He’d Support Universal Background Checks and Gun Violence Prevention Measures; As Governor, A Different Story (Video)

Governor Sununu punted on universal background checks, repealed nearly 100 year old concealed carry law, and supports guns in schools despite outcry from students, educators, and parents Concord, NH –As a Gubernatorial candidate in 2016, Chris Sununu told… Read More

Students, Educators, Gun Violence Prevention Advocates React to Governor Sununu’s School Safety Preparedness Task Force Report

Concord, NH – Today, students, educators, and gun violence prevention advocates hosted a press call to react to Governor Sununu’s School Safety Preparedness Task Force, which was released late afternoon on Friday, June 29th ahead of the July… Read More

Granite State Progress Releases State Senate and House Reports Cards on Gun Violence Prevention Votes

How did your State Senators and Representatives vote on firearms related legislation? CONCORD, NH – Granite State Progress is releasing State Senate and House Report Cards on gun violence prevention votes from the 2017-2018 session. Constituents can learn… Read More

How Did Your State Senator and Reps Vote on Gun Violence Prevention?

Governor Sununu and Senate Republicans have spent their time in Concord parroting gun lobby talking points instead of standing up for the safety of students and families. Meanwhile, other elected officials are working hard to advance common sense… Read More