President Obama has stood up to the gun lobby and worked tirelessly to reduce our nation’s gun violence crisis. We are thankful for his leadership and dedication to making our communities and families safer.
Victory in New Jersey! Today, the Garden State just became a safer place to live, thanks to a new bipartisan law that helps keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.

We also want to say thank you to all of the Americans for Responsible Solutions supporters, community leaders, and domestic violence prevention advocates in New Jersey who urged their elected officials in Trenton to help...
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When we started Americans for Responsible Solutions four years ago today, we could have never guessed that nearly one million Americans would transform our message of responsible gun ownership into a national movement. Thanks for being in the fight with us. We’ve got a lot more work to do.
A message from our Co-Founders, Gabby Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, on this today's tragic shooting in Ft. Lauderdale:

“Today’s tragic shooting in Ft. Lauderdale is another painful reminder of our nation’s gun violence crisis. We are incredibly grateful to the first responders who acted so bravely this afternoon to save lives and bring this tragedy to an end. We mourn for those taken...
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Five dead, eight injured at Fort Lauderdale airport

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Our country is in the grips of a gun violence crisis that claims 33,000 Americans every year, and yet federal research on gun violence remains severely underfunded. The gun lobby has fought tooth and nail to prevent the federal government from conducting research into the costs and causes of our nation’s gun violence epidemic.

It’s time for Congress to fund federal research into gun violence...
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Research on gun violence is severely underfunded compared with other causes of death

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Today, the 115th Congress was sworn in on Capitol Hill. Sign our petition as a way of telling the new Congress that you will never stop fighting for action that makes our communities safer from gun violence. It’s important.

Americans for Responsible Solutions | Oppose a National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill

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A message from our Co-Founders, Gabby Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, on this weekend's tragic shootings in Chicago, IL.

“This weekend’s tragic shootings in Chicago are another painful reminder of our nation’s gun violence crisis.

“No zip code should ever determine who lives and who dies in our country. Whether you live in a big city or a small town, you should be able to live without the...
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9 dead, 26 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

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Two years ago today, the United States Senate did the responsible thing: It stood up to the gun lobby, stood up for common sense, and voted to ensure that the United States had a qualified medical professional as its top doctor - Vivek Murthy.

This victory for responsibility was a major defeat for the gun lobby. And it would not have been possible without the many Americans for Responsible...
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A message from Gabby Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly on the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting:

“Four years ago, our nation’s heart broke when we heard that 20 children and six educators were brutally murdered in their classrooms at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

“We know that after a tragedy, hours can feel like years, and years can pass in the blink of an eye. The life we knew...
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As a business owner in Minneapolis, MN, Ingrid saw the state’s gun-violence crisis first hand. After a series of shootings outside her office made her customers and employees feel unsafe, she was forced to relocate her business.

For far too long, Minnesota and its business community have felt the direct and indirect consequences of too many shootings. Every year, gun violence costs Minnesota...
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To reduce gun violence, the Minnesota business community must lead the way

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We’re taking the fight for safer communities to the courts.

In a bold new effort, we’re teaming up with some of our nation’s top law firms to launch the Firearms Accountability Counsel Taskforce (FACT). This unprecedented effort represents a turning point in our movement to combat our nation’s gun violence crisis.

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed Ally in Big Law

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Simply heartbreaking.

“Oakland teen falls to gun violence he had spoken out against”

Slain Oakland teen falls to gun violence he had spoken out against

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Every day, someone in Minnesota is shot and killed, and over 900 are shot every year. Minnesota’s gun violence crisis not only claims innocent lives, it hurts Minnesota’s economy and business community. A new study shows that from long-term medical care to lowered property values, gun violence directly costs Minnesota’s economy over $764 million each year.

That’s why leaders in the Minnesota...
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Report: Gun violence costs Minnesota $764 million annually

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On this day 23 years ago, President Bill Clinton, signed the Brady Act into law, with the late Jim Brady, President Reagan’s former Press Secretary, at his side. This responsible law has stopped over 2 million prohibited sales to dangerous people, including felons and domestic abusers, and has made our country safer from gun violence.
“If a child can’t open a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure that they can’t pull a trigger on a gun.” – President Obama

Why Not Smart Guns in This High-Tech Era?

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Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for our incredible supporters & partners in the fight for safer communities.
Today, New Jersey’s leaders came together to pass a responsible bill that will help protect New Jersey women and families from gun violence. This is a real bipartisan victory that will make Garden State families safer.

We hope Governor Christie will sign this life-saving bill and add New Jersey’s name to the growing list of states across the country who have taken responsible steps that make...
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