People use guns but, in a sense, guns use people too. When we have the technology for violence easily to hand, our choices are skewed and we are more vulnerable to being manipulated into violent action.
Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury

Join us on March 24

march for our livesThe Virginia Center for Public Safety is a proud supporter of the March For Our Lives, to take place on March 24, 2018 in Washington, DC.

For those unable to attend the main march, young people have planned simultaneous companion events at hundreds of locations around the world.

There are currently eight such events planned in Virginia alone.

Please click HERE to learn more about events in the Commonwealth.

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C A A 2017

Here's the video for our contribution to the world Sing-along challenge from our Concert Across America to End Gun Violence in Chandler Hall at Old Dominion University, Norfolk on Sept. 24th. So special - we believe communities standing together makes a difference. Thanks so much to Cameron Moore for videotaping this performance.

(In this iReport posted on CNN, NY Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy discussed her attempts to ban large capacity magazines.)

HR 308 which seeks to ban high-capacity ammunition clips was introduced in the House of Representatives by ç in February 2011, shortly after the mass shooting in Tuscon, AZ.  In this video, McCarthy discusses the goals and rationale of the proposed legislation, and how she believes social networking on the internet will play a role in helping to build support for the bill.


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The Virginia Center for Public Safety is a non-profit, non-partisan grass roots organization dedicated to the reduction of gun violence in Virginia.

VACPS strives to accomplish this mission through awareness, education and advocacy. Our members represent a cross-section of racial, religious. professional and political groups.