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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, June 19, 2022 State’s Largest Gun Safety PAC Endorses Congressman Danny Davis Cites proven record of courageous leadership The Gun Violence Prevention Political Action Committee (G-PAC) announced today the endorsement of Congressman Danny Davis in the democratic primary for the 7th District. “Congressman Davis has been a reliable and fearless leader...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 2, 2022 G-PAC Urges Illinoisans to Wear Orange on Gun Violence Awareness Day, Calls for Urgent Federal Action  Chicago — June is Gun Violence Awareness Month, and the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) is urging Illinoisans to wear orange in honor of those that we’ve lost to gun violence and is...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 24, 2022 G-PAC STATEMENT ON TEXAS SCHOOL SHOOTING CHICAGO – The Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) is issuing the following statement in response to the second-deadliest school shooting at an elementary school in American history. “G-PAC is horrified to see reports out of Texas that an eighteen-year-old got his hands on...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 18, 2022   ILLINOIS BECOMES FIRST STATE IN THE MIDWEST TO MAKE GHOST GUNS ILLEGAL WITH GOV. PRITZKER’S SIGNATURE  CHICAGO – Life-saving legislation pushed by survivors and advocates, including the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC), was signed into law today by Governor JB Pritzker, making ghost guns illegal in Illinois —...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Primary Endorsements: G-PAC, Giffords PAC, and Brady PAC Announce Gun Safety Candidates in Contested Races Chicago — A coalition of gun violence prevention organizations announced their first set of endorsements of gun safety candidates who are running in the upcoming Illinois primary election on June 28th. The Gun...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, April 9, 2022 G-PAC APPLAUDS THE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO MAKE GHOST GUNS ILLEGAL IN ILLINOIS Springfield, Ill. – Gun Violence Prevention PAC President and CEO Kathleen Sances issued the following statement in response to the passage of new legislation (HB 4383, SA 2) that will make ghost guns illegal in...
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G-PAC was founded to counter the political influence of the gun industry and their lobby in Springfield. To do this, we need champions like state Rep. Maura Hirschauer, who is standing against the corporate gun lobby and actively fighting for policy changes that save lives.Since 2021, Maura has been serving as state representative of the 49th District....
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Washington, DC — An Illinois-based gun manufacturer is marketing AR-15 assault rifles designed specifically for children. Manufactured by WEE1 Tactical, and dubbed the JR-15, the company states that the child-sized assault rifles are 20 percent smaller than a standard AR-15, weigh only 2.2 pounds, and retail for $389. The company promises that the children’s assault...
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CHICAGO — 1,606 people were shot in a single three-month summer period in Chicago. That’s the population equivalent to many American small towns. The violence isn’t limited to the season: A 14-year-old was shot and killed hours after a separate late September mass shooting where five were wounded. They are numbers, and more significantly lives,...
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Chicago, Illinois  – A coalition of organizations supporting stronger gun safety laws recently sent a letter to Speaker of the House Emmanuel “Chris” Welch urging the passage of HB 562 through the House after the Senate passed the legislation. The letter of support was sent as more Illinoisans were killed by gun violence, including a...
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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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