Women are leading the movement to end gun violence

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:

Here in Illinois, women are leading the fight to expand background checks to all gun sales by supporting HB3245/SB568, the Block Illegal Gun Ownership (BIO) and Fix the FOID bill:

As our partner and gun violence survivor, Gabby Giffords says, “Strong women get things done.”

I hope you are inspired.

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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.