Advocates for Gun Safety Call for Legislative Change in Tennessee 2024 Session

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– A new legislative action organization, formed in response to The Covenant School mass shooting, is urging the Tennessee GOP to take action on firearm safety as state lawmakers get ready to reconvene. Covenant Families for Brighter Tomorrows Action Fund (CFBTAF) was established after the tragic shooting in March 2023, which claimed the lives of three students and three staff members. Comprised of parents, survivors, and school staff, the organization is advocating for “meaningful …

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Maine Lawmakers Meet for New Legislative Session Amid Calls for Stronger Gun Safety Laws

AUGUSTA, Maine – Graceful moments of silence and moving tributes marked the return of Maine lawmakers to the State House for the new legislative session, the first session since the tragic Lewiston mass shooting. Before the Senate and House convened, a strong display of support for more stringent gun safety laws took place inside the State House, with hundreds of Mainers in attendance. The Maine Gun Safety Coalition distributed over 700 orange ribbons, which symbolize …

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Gun Control Advocates Gain Momentum in the United States Amid Rising Gun Violence and Legislative Battles

Uvalde, Texas – In a country with such high rates of gun ownership and gun-related deaths, the debate over gun control continues to be a contentious and pressing issue. With statistics showing that nearly half of all U.S. adults grew up in households with guns, and 100 Americans dying every day from gunshot wounds, the prevalence of gun violence and gun ownership has made it one of the most debated topics in the United States. …

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