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Watch a discussion about the ramifications of the Supreme Court's recent decision related to carrying guns.

Recently, The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health held a panel discussion following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen.

Webinar experts discussed:

  • How the requirement that courts evaluate Second Amendment cases using solely text, history and tradition disregards public safety.
  • Research that shows more relaxed concealed carry laws lead to an increase in violent crimes in addition to shootings by police.
  • How gun laws relate to mass incarceration, the unequal burden of gun violence and how that may be exacerbated by the Supreme Court’s decision.

Watch the video:

Our friends, the very talented Richard Spano and Jim Bulleit, have gifted us with a song to honor and remember the children massacred in Uvalde.

Learn about a new approach to addressing gun violence

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The 97 Percent Is a New Voice in the American Gun Debate.

New voices. New commitments. New approaches. Our mission is to reduce gun deaths by expanding the conversation around gun safety to all Americans, and by leveraging technology to make all of our communities safer.

Our profound thanks to

The Thrifty Quaker

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The Virginia Center for Public Safety (VACPS) has been gifted a generous donation from the Midlothian Friends Meeting through their thrift shop - The Thrifty Quaker

What Lessons Can We Learn?

From RetroReport.org:

In the 80s, the attempted assassination of President Reagan and the shooting of his press secretary, Jim Brady, sparked a call for gun control. Decades later, are there lessons from that effort for the students who survived the Parkland shooting? 

We'll Never Forget...

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