The Gun Violence Prevention Report: 06.07.19

Alerts • Knowledge • Solutions • Action • Opinion

ALERTS:

More Americans were shot to death by March 6 this year than died on D-Day:

SOLUTIONS

To help providers recognize a patient's risk of firearm injury or death:
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190605171358.htm

Gun violence prevention groups may have found a boon in an unlikely source:
https://www.thetrace.org/2019/06/legal-weed-could-send-millions-to-illinois-violence-prevention-groups/

Laws passed after some of the most extreme instances of gun violence in the U.S. would not have necessarily prevented previous shootings:
https://abcnews.go.com/US/current-gun-laws-stopped-deadliest-mass-shootings/story?id=63475147

KNOWLEDGE

Overturns longstanding legal doctrine:
https://www.mcall.com/news/pennsylvania/mc-nws-pa-supreme-court-guns-20190531-aqfi6vkvbfbylc3l3ceu7qxe6e-story.html

Simply put, gun violence is a huge problem for the children of America:
https://www.phillyvoice.com/gun-safety-violence-children-america-prevention-paramount/

In recognition of Gun Violence Awareness Day:

ACTION

Calls for expansion of the city's weapons-storage ordinance:
https://kfiam640.iheart.com/content/2019-06-05-man-charged-with-trying-to-rob-off-duty-deputy-at-riverside-mall/

Would require gun owners to store guns in a locked container or disable them with a trigger lock when not in use:
https://fox5sandiego.com/2019/06/05/city-council-considers-new-gun-storage-rules/

Salesforce barring customers from selling semiautomatic weapons and some other firearms:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/05/30/tech-giant-brings-software-gun-fight/

OPINION

Bill would require reports on sources of firearms used in crimes, data on gun purchases, and the effectiveness of measures to report and locate lost and stolen guns:
https://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/our-opinion-better-gun-data-for-better-gun-policy,575796

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