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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Kathleen Sances  Kathleen@Gpacillinois.com  847-920-4722   Illinois Senate Failed to Act to Protect Public from Dangerous People With Guns  Unprecedented Number of Advocates and Survivors Vow to Pass Bill to Curb Record-breaking Gun Violence   SPRINGFIELD January 14, 2021 – Despite outnumbering the gun lobby opposition with tens of thousands of...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gunman armed with an illegal firearm took off on a shooting rampage through the city and suburbs in Illinois’ latest mass shooting. The Illinois Senate must take immediate action to block illegal gun ownership. CHICAGO, January 11, 2021 – Gun Violence Prevention PAC President and CEO, Kathleen Sances, issued the following statement...
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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES EDITORIAL: Year of surging gun violence adds to urgent need to plug loopholes in Illinois gun laws Last year, Chicago police seized 11,280 illegal guns and made 7,236 gun arrests. Under current laws, it’s too easy for criminals to acquire new illegal guns to replace those police confiscated. The Illinois Legislature has a...
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Now that every vote has been counted, I am writing with some great news for Illinois: Because you donated to our campaign efforts, used our gun safety voter guide, volunteered on our phone banks and shared our social media, we elected 57 gun safety candidates in Springfield. More, the country elected a presidential ticket with...
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Chicago is experiencing its most violent September in more than 25 years with shootings up 51%. Now President Trump has nominated an NRA-supported judge with dangerous and extreme views on guns to the supreme court where she may strike down many of our gun safety laws that prevent guns from falling into dangerous hands and...
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As Illinois experiences record levels of violence that continues to take the lives of innocent children, one group of people is making a killing – literally. Who is profiting from the crime guns that are flooding our state? Meet the gun manufacturers that compose the National Rifle Association’s “Golden Ring of Freedom.” While the gun...
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Media contact: Kathleen Sances  Kathleen@gpacillinois.com 847-920-GPAC  G-PAC Illinois and Giffords PAC Jointly Endorse 71 Candidates for the November 3, 2020 Election Amid historic rates of gun violence, we must elect legislators willing to pass policies to keep our children, families, and communities safe from gun violence.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Today, Gun Violence Prevention PAC Illinois...
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Friend, Illinois is in crisis, as each day we are met with tragic news of another shooting. Last night a mass shooting took place, where at least 15 were shot outside a funeral in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood. This shooting comes after a weekend of  violence when 71 people were shot in Chicago, and 10...
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For Press Inquiries Contact: Kathleen Sances 847-920-GPAC (4722) Kathleen@gpacillinois.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Gun Violence Prevention PAC Comments on President Trump Sending Federal Agents to Chicago  As President Trump announces plans to deploy federal agents to Chicago, Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) President and CEO as well as leading Gun Violence Prevention activists are pushing back....
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Communities across Illinois are in crisis. This past weekend at least 106 people were shot in Chicago, 13 of them fatally. The victims included a three-year-old child and a 13-year-old girl, Amaria Jones, who was shot as she danced a Tik Tok dance for her mother in her home. This tragedy marks the most people...
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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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