GVP: Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy Groups

Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy Groups

The Brady Campaign

The Brady Campaign (www.bradyunited.org) works to pass and enforce federal and state gun laws, regulations, and public policies through grassroots activism, electing public officials who support gun control legislation, and increasing public awareness of gun violence.

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (www.csgv.org) seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy. CSGV is comprised of 47 national organizations working to reduce gun violence. Its coalition members include religious organizations, child welfare advocates, public health professionals, and social justice organizations.

Everytown for Gun Safety

Everytown for Gun Safety (www.everytown.org) is an umbrella organization coordinating the activities of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors against Illegal Guns.

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Moms Demand Action (momsdemandaction.org) is an important grassroots activist organization formed by stay-at-home mom Shannon Watts following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Mayors Against Illegal Guns (mayors.everytown.org) is a coalition of over 1000 current and former mayors across the country who have joined together to prevent criminals from possessing guns illegally.

Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

The mission of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence (mdpgv.org) is to reduce gun violence through policy development, empowerment through strategic education and advocacy at the community and legislative levels. Our advocacy addresses gun violence in all its forms from suicide, partner homicide, mass shootings and daily shootings. We work with the Maryland legislature to draft, pass and implement gun violence solutions. We fight the corporate gun lobby and work to defeat dangerous legislation proposed by gun rights extremists. We use various tools to educate the public and legislature on gun violence prevention. Our web site contains information on legislative activities.

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Updated September 21, 2022