Tag: Gun Violence Prevention
President Biden announced the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention. The office will be overseen by Vice President Kamala Harris, with support from key national gun violence prevention leaders. Read more details from the White House and statements from GunSense NH and the NH Gun Violence Prevention Coalition.
During a “Guns to Gardens” event in Concord today, gun violence prevention advocates helped community members remove 31 unwanted firearms from circulation, including an AR-15.
GunSense NH, NH Council of Churches, Kent Street Coalition, and other members of the NH Gun Violence Prevention Coalition offer opportunity for Granite Staters to safely dispose of unwanted guns without putting them back out on the market; giveback gun program is the first New Hampshire event of national effort
With weaker gun laws than Tennessee, inaction is no longer an option for New Hampshire’s people and policymakers
HB 351 promotes safe storage of firearms to protect children and communities; it is the latest gun violence prevention bill to be shot down by the Republican-led NH state legislature this year, stifling progress to create safer communities and save lives
A new executive order by President Biden tightens background check laws and increases support for extreme risk protection orders to keep firearms out of the hands of those who are a danger to themselves or others, along with efforts to hold the gun industry accountable and address the marketing of firearms to minors
HB 59 would close background check loopholes, HB 32 keeps guns out of our schools, HB 106 passes an extreme risk protection order, and HB 78 repeals Sununu’s partial state nullification bill from last session
As another school year begins, students, parents, educators, and community members gather to remember victims of gun violence and to work toward safer schools and communities
New interim guidance from Attorney General’s office allows state and local police, school officials to respond to firearms related threats and to notify federal law enforcement, despite state law prohibiting cooperation and enforcement; public safety advocates hail interim guidance as victory
HB 1178 prohibits state and local cooperation or enforcement of federal firearms laws, leaving our schools and communities dangerously vulnerable