Women Against Gun Violence

Women Against Gun Violence

Los Angeles, CA / Preventing gun violence in the community by creating heightened awareness of the dangers of firearms, & by humanizing the issue to inspire change.
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GUNS KILL TWICE AS MANY CHILDREN AS CANCER: Nationally, guns kill twice as many children and young people than cancer, five times as many than heart disease and 15 times more than infection, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. "We see guns as much of a threat in their life as we used to see bacteria and viruses," said Dr. Judith S. Palfrey, a past president of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the co-author of the New England journal report.

GUNS KILL TWICE AS MANY CHILDREN AS CANCER: Nationally, guns kill twice as many children and young people than cancer, five times as many than heart disease and 15 times more than infection, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. "We see guns as much of a threat in their life as we used to see bacteria and viruses," said Dr. Judith S. Palfrey, a past president of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the co-author of the New England journal report.

AB 1664 was introduced in Jan 2016. It is proposed legislation that would close the Bullet Button Loophole in California. This video explains what the bullet button is.

AB 1664 was introduced in Jan 2016. It is proposed legislation that would close the Bullet Button Loophole in California. This video explains what the bullet button is.

HOW ONLINE SALES GET AROUND BACKGROUND CHECK LAWS: Think it's impossible to get a gun without a background check? Think again. Here's how a growing number of criminals and mass shooters are getting their arsenals.

HOW ONLINE SALES GET AROUND BACKGROUND CHECK LAWS: Think it's impossible to get a gun without a background check? Think again. Here's how a growing number of criminals and mass shooters are getting their arsenals.

PROOF THAT OBAMA ISN'T COMING FOR YOUR GUNS: Though Ted Cruz (who ran this ad) and the NRA want you to believe differently, here's why no one is coming for your guns. 1) gun sales have doubled in last decade 2) The Constitution prevents it, and even if he wanted to, it would take YEARS to make any changes to the Constitution. Obama has 1 year left. 2) If he was going to take your guns, he's been pretty bad at it. It's been 7 years  http://ow.ly/Xn8Ej

PROOF THAT OBAMA ISN'T COMING FOR YOUR GUNS: Though Ted Cruz (who ran this ad) and the NRA want you to believe differently, here's why no one is coming for your guns. 1) gun sales have doubled in last decade 2) The Constitution prevents it, and even if he wanted to, it would take YEARS to make any changes to the Constitution. Obama has 1 year left. 2) If he was going to take your guns, he's been pretty bad at it. It's been 7 years http://ow.ly/Xn8Ej

OH CANADA: Canadians have guns, but Canada's gun death rate is 7 times lower than the U.S. What makes the difference? STRONG gun laws: http://ow.ly/Xn5ty

OH CANADA: Canadians have guns, but Canada's gun death rate is 7 times lower than the U.S. What makes the difference? STRONG gun laws: http://ow.ly/Xn5ty

In the LA Times: Lax gun laws are the reason for the rise in mass shootings, not terrorists, or mental illness.

In the LA Times: Lax gun laws are the reason for the rise in mass shootings, not terrorists, or mental illness.

GUNS DIDN'T MAKE HIM SAFER: What happens when a very vocal gun rights advocate gets drunk? He shoots and kills his 15-year-old cousin. (http://reverbpress.com/news/accidental-shooting-15-year-old-dead/) Statistics prove that a gun in the home increases the risk of suicide or death.

GUNS DIDN'T MAKE HIM SAFER: What happens when a very vocal gun rights advocate gets drunk? He shoots and kills his 15-year-old cousin. (http://reverbpress.com/news/accidental-shooting-15-year-old-dead/) Statistics prove that a gun in the home increases the risk of suicide or death.

5 THINGS MORE REGULATED THAN GUNS: To point out exactly how much of a stranglehold the gun lobby has held over our country, this CNN article lists 5 things LESS dangerous than guns that we regulate more: http://ow.ly/U064L

5 THINGS MORE REGULATED THAN GUNS: To point out exactly how much of a stranglehold the gun lobby has held over our country, this CNN article lists 5 things LESS dangerous than guns that we regulate more: http://ow.ly/U064L

WHY I QUIT THE NRA: Retired Navy commander Stan Stumbo has had enough of the extremist agenda being pushed by the lobbying arm of the NRA, and about 75% of NRA members agree with him, "I was a member of the National Rifle Association for more than 50 years. In 2012, I decided not to renew my membership. My NRA was all about marksmanship, safety and responsibly. But the NRA today is off the rails." Read the article here: http://ow.ly/U8nPH

WHY I QUIT THE NRA: Retired Navy commander Stan Stumbo has had enough of the extremist agenda being pushed by the lobbying arm of the NRA, and about 75% of NRA members agree with him, "I was a member of the National Rifle Association for more than 50 years. In 2012, I decided not to renew my membership. My NRA was all about marksmanship, safety and responsibly. But the NRA today is off the rails." Read the article here: http://ow.ly/U8nPH

THE GUN LOBBY IS A MINORITY GROUP: Most gun owners don’t belong to the NRA — and they don’t agree with it either. So why are we allowing this small minority to control the politics that affect the majority? Read the article in the Washington Post: http://ow.ly/UA1gF

THE GUN LOBBY IS A MINORITY GROUP: Most gun owners don’t belong to the NRA — and they don’t agree with it either. So why are we allowing this small minority to control the politics that affect the majority? Read the article in the Washington Post: http://ow.ly/UA1gF