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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2021 CONTACT: Jake Strassberger, Press@GPACIllinois.com, 312 982 3744 G-PAC STATEMENT: Illinois House Passes BIO Bill SPRINGFIELD – Today, the Illinois House of Representatives passed the Block Illegal Ownership and Fix The FOID (BIO) Bill, a victory for gun safety advocates across Illinois. The legislation passed 60-50 picking up more momentum as...
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54 Shot, 12 Dead, Including 15-Year-Old Dajon Gater In Lead Up To Historically Deadly Memorial Day Weekend. SPRINGFIELD — After the deadliest weekend in Chicago so far this year — 54 shot and 12 dead, including 15-year-old Dajon Gater — Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) Illinois issued the following statement: “Following the deadliest weekend of the year so...
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Dear Supporters and Friends, My name is Tre Bosley and I am a survivor of the unchecked community gun violence that claimed the life of my older brother, Terrell. Terrell was a promising musician who was killed at a church parking lot following band practice in 2006. Losing my brother to gun violence inspired me...
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COLUMN: Summer Is Coming, Illegal Guns Are Spiking — Why Are Lawmakers Waiting? By Kathleen Sances – President, Gun Violence Prevention PAC Illinois – May 12th, 2011 We see it every summer in Chicago. The weather gets warm, we spend more time outdoors, and gun violence spikes. Even last summer, during a stay-at-home order. In...
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If you’re a bus driver, a teacher, a firefighter, a health care worker, a National Guardsman, a day care worker … or one of dozens of other front-line professionals, you submit a fingerprint to do your job. One fingerprint protects everyone, but especially our kids. Fingerprinting is the only background check that accurately verifies the...
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SPRINGFIELD – Today Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) Illinois is launching the “Our One Job” campaign, a digital advertising and grassroots advocacy effort to pass the Block Illegal Ownership and Fix the FOID Bill (BIO Bill) and curb the flow of illegal guns that cause too many preventable gun violence tragedies. The ads highlight the importance of...
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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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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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