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March 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Kathleen Sances  847-920-4722. For now is the time for Legislators to show more than thoughts and prayers to keep Illinois children, families, and communities safe from deadly gun violence As Illinois begins to reopen, we are returning to tragic headlines about senseless acts of violence with guns. Eight people were...
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Women’s history month is a time to highlight that gun violence is a women’s issue and women are leading the violence prevention movement. Here are some sobering statistics that highlight why gun violence is a women’s issue: Every month, an average of 53 women are shot and killed by an intimate partner. Illinois’ gun violence...
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During Black history month, we are proud to honor our board member and gun violence prevention leader Dr. Brian Williams. Dr. Williams is a Co-Director of the Intensive Care Unit at University of Chicago and, because of his work on the front lines saving lives in Illinois, won this year’s G-PAC Profile in Courage Award....
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The Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee (G-PAC) was founded by gun violence survivors
to counter the political influence of the gun industry and their lobby in Springfield.


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