Category: Gun Violence Prevention

Please Act Now to decrease police violence by 72%!

Data proves that together these eight policies can decrease police violence by 72%. Please visit this website to find out more and read the study!  You can also request that the mayor of Annapolis be added to the list:       https://8cantwait.org/ Please take… Continue Reading “Please Act Now to decrease police violence by 72%!”

Please call to support the Child Access Prevention bill!

Estimated 4.6 million American Children live in homes with at least one firearm that is loaded and unlocked.  Protect our children and get SB646 out of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.   We are asking you to call committee members Senator Cassilly (410-841-3158) Senator Hough… Continue Reading “Please call to support the Child Access Prevention bill!”

Andrea Chamblee: One year after John’s death, we demand action on gun violence

This week marks one year since the horrific attack at the Capital Gazette and the murder of Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, and Wendi Winters. In the year since, Andre Chamblee, John McNamara’s wife, has been fighting for policy to protect… Continue Reading “Andrea Chamblee: One year after John’s death, we demand action on gun violence”

Tonight: Take ACTion -Housing, Gun Violence, Zoning

ANNE ARUNDEL CONNECTING TOGETHER an affiliate of the Industrial Areas Foundation Take ACTion  THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 7-8:30PM   Asbury United Methodist Church 87 West St. Annapolis   FREE CHILDCARE FREE PARKING In Whitmore Garage, 37 Clay St. (with validation) We are taking action to… Continue Reading “Tonight: Take ACTion -Housing, Gun Violence, Zoning”

Black Children Will Be the Victims of Armed Teachers

Arming school teachers is a disastrous and terrifying proposal, and we know it would create and even more dangerous environment for children of color. Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, explains in her article in Time that “Children as young… Continue Reading “Black Children Will Be the Victims of Armed Teachers”

Zirkin Stood in the Way of the Long Gun Bill

Please read this excellent piece written by Andrea Chamblee in the Capital Gazette. Chamblee is the wife of John McNamara, one of the five Capital Gazette staff members who were killed last June when a gunman targeted and attacked the Annapolis newsroom. There were… Continue Reading “Zirkin Stood in the Way of the Long Gun Bill”

Close the loophole on long guns!

Call your delegates TODAY & ask them to support HB 786!! For two decades, Maryland has required criminal background checks for all sales of handguns. This law prohibits felons, domestic abusers, and others from buying guns — but it doesn’t apply to private sales… Continue Reading “Close the loophole on long guns!”

Close the Background Check Loophole for Long Guns!

Please call your representatives and ask them to support HB 786, which would close a dangerous loophole in Maryland’s gun safety laws.  And/or send a postcard online (link below) Heather Bagnall    410-841-3406 Michael Malone    410-841-3510 Sid Saab              410-841-3551 For two decades, Maryland has required… Continue Reading “Close the Background Check Loophole for Long Guns!”

From Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence: Last week, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee heard our bill to strengthen child access prevention. It’s time they heard from us to help move Senate Bill 441 out of committee and on to the floor for a vote! MPGV and March… Continue Reading “”

Support common sense gun laws on Wednesday!

Maryland General Assembly Senate Hearing on Background Checks for Long Guns & Ghost Guns SB737 / HB786 and SB882 Miller Senate Office Buiding 11 Bladen St Annapolis, MD 21401 Wednesday, February 27, 11:30 AM Join other gun sense advocates and pack the hearing room… Continue Reading “Support common sense gun laws on Wednesday!”