The Gun Violence Prevention Report: 06.09.19

Alerts • Knowledge • Solutions • Action • Opinion

ALERT

Seven hospitalized after shooter panic stampede in Washington

A Twitter user recorded the scene from above:
https://twitter.com/PetrosKas/status/1137503422784114689

News reports:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/06/08/panic-dc-pride-parade-sends-people-running-some-injured/1397956001/
https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/False-Report-of-Shooting-at-Capital-Pride-Parade-Triggers-Panic-511027152.html

ACTION

Connecticut governor signs two new state laws promoting gun safety:
https://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/20190607/lamont-signs-new-gun-laws

New Delaware law requires gun owners to store firearms safely:
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/delaware-gun-law-safe-storage_n_5cfa9fe9e4b0aab91c0597ee

Campaign treats ammo the way some countries treat tobacco:
https://www.adweek.com/creativity/could-graphic-warning-labels-on-ammunition-save-lives/

Graphic image warning: Here is the campaign:
https://graphicwarnings.com/

OPINION

Survivor calls on federal government:
https://www.sacbee.com/opinion/california-forum/article231125888.html

KNOWLEDGE

Perpetrator of Illinois mass shooting had a FOID card despite having a felony conviction that prohibited him from owning a gun:
https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-ecn-aurora-elgin-gun-panel-st-0509-story.html

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