Thats how often a child dies from an accidental shooting at the hands of other children or adults. USA TODAY and AP conducted a study that revealed that the number of children killed from unintentional shootings are grossly underreported. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in […]

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Gun Violence
Do strong gun laws actually prevent and/or reduce gun violence? Center for American Progress conducted a study to understand the factors that contribute to gun violence. Here’s what we know: Persistent social and economic issues, such as poverty and damaged police-civilian relations contribute to violence within a community. Daily gun-violence […]

The Relationship Between Gun Violence & Gun Laws

Guns and Domestic Violence
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), there have been 487 gun related domestic violence fatalities since the beginning of this year. Many more have been injured by guns and have survived. Research conducted by the American Journal of Public Health […]

Guns and Domestic Violence.

Suicide Prevention
Learn the facts Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among teens and young adults and the 10th leading cause of death among all Americans. On average, 4 teenagers and 118 total Americans complete suicide every day. 90% people who survive a suicide attempt do not go on to […]

Suicide Prevention: Learn the facts. Save Lives.

Join us in welcoming the Michigan House of Representatives back to their fall session with a very strong statement: the people of Michigan have had enough gun violence and we expect the House to move on critically important legislation to keep our kids and communities safe. Know what gun laws […]

On September 7: “Die-In” to Save Lives

Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence was pleased to support the brave House members from Michigan who sat-in last week by joining them today in Berkley. Thanks to many of you, the room was packed to standing room only. We heard inspiring words and a continued call to action for […]

Momentum: Action NOW