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Tuesday was a good day for gun safety. We are pleased to congratulate our 11 endorsed gun safety champions on their victory in the primary for the Illinois General Assembly. Each of these candidates have demonstrated a strong commitment to life-saving gun violence prevention policies. The voters have spoken up loudly in favor of safer communities. G-PAC...
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No school, no community and no city is immune to the horror of gun violence. Every day we fail to enact common-sense gun reforms in Illinois is another day children and families have to live in fear. Illinois lawmakers are set to vote next week on legislation that would require gun dealers to follow simple...
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Here lie 17 teens at the Capitol representing the 17 victims shot and killed in Parkland Florida. They lay there for 3 minutes. Why? Because that was how long it took the shooter to buy his gun. No state and no community are immune to the horrors of gun violence. All of us who fight...
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This past week has been filled with tragedies due to gun violence. We lost Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer, shot and killed by a felon with a gun with an extended magazine clip at the Thompson Center. Yesterday, we witnessed yet another school shooting where 17 individuals were killed in Florida. Sadly, that shooting occurred...
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Five years on, we’re still waiting for Sandy Hook to change the gun debate http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-sandy-hook-massacre-nra-gun-policy-20171214-story.html Five years ago today, Adam Lanza shot and killed his mother in Newtown, Conn., then took two semiautomatic handguns and a semiautomatic rifle from her cache of firearms to massacre 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Of course,...
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“This city is awash in guns, and we seem to accept that as a truth that people cannot change,” she said. That apathy can extend to attitudes toward mass shootings, she said, such as the Sunday night attack in Las Vegas that killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500. “Every time something...
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The Illinois gun lobby thinks they can pass dangerous legislation out of committee while we are busy with family and friends over the weekend. Not on our our watch! On Monday at 9:30 am, the House Judiciary Committee will consider a bill that encourages the 115th United States Congress to pass House Resolution 38 to...
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The Illinois Senate voted to hold bad gun dealers accountable and make Illinois safer. Now, ask your State Rep: Do you stand with us or the gun lobby?
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Our Mission The Next Generation (NG) Board is part of the emerging generation of diverse, young leaders who support the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) and it’s mission to end gun violence. We work to raise awareness of the threat gun violence poses in Illinois. NG assists the Board of Directors with its work raising...
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Please join us for the special launch of the Next Generation Board with the Gun Violence Prevention PAC.
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