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2A Sanctuary Resolutions final straw for Tiverton residents.
Mass shootings by people with serious mental illness represent less than 1% of all yearly gun-related homicides.
Blaming mental health is a convenient diversion for NRA and other corporate lobbyists.
A fun evening for dozens of gun safety reform advocates.
“directly measurable cost of gun violence in Rhode Island exceeds $95 million each year, with a direct annual cost to taxpayers of approximately $19 million.”
Standing Up for Students and Teachers at the State House
Federal and Supreme Court decisions have upheld restrictions on the right to bear arms.
After being voted down, Tiverton Town Council President Robert Coulter called for a special meeting on Monday, June 3rd to try again for passage.
Thanks to bill sponsors, Senator Coyne, Chairs Lynch-Prata, Miller and Conley, and Senator Seveney
The council will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 3 at 3pm to reconsider this resolution with a minor change in the language.
This resolution is intentionally designed to create division.
A sad reality for students, explained by Catherine Sawoski, president of High School Democrats RI.
We’ve put together a few facts to help our supporters where their town councils are proposing to cherry-pick which gun laws they will enforce.
For the second time in almost exactly one year the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rejects Second Amendment protection for assault-style weapons and high capacity magazines.
Hearings were held on March 19, 2019 and there appears to be no intention to move these bills to the floor for debate and an up-or-down vote.
Discussions about activism to reduce gun violence in RI with local TV personality and former mayor Joe Paolino.
Part of RISD Stands Against Gun Violence, this exhibit features works from local students and artists from communities most effected by gun violence.
Watch the videos of our featured speakers and how they’re taking on gun violence in our communities.
Here we list just SOME of the accidents that have occured in schools with people who have been “certified” to carry concealed.
We really need you tonight! Sign-in, submit written testimony or testify in person for common-sense gun safety.
Resolution supports the Safe Schools Act and the Assault Weapon and Large Cap. Magazine Bans.
Linda Finn testifies about the more than 1,200 concealed carry permit holders who have committed crimes across the U.S. since 2007.
Broad support for barring concealed carry in K-12 schools from law enforcement and public safety officials.
Students across RI have been diligently advocating for sensible gun safety reform since the Parkland shooting.
78-year-old school bus driver shot by CCP holder; the 8-year old student on board was not physically injured.
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