Evergreen Peace explored the chilling topic of gun violence to share information in the display case at the Evergreen Library during the month of September 2014. We have compiled a number of resources to help others learn about this important issue.
.Resources on Gun Violence.
.What Can We Do?.
- keep up on current events
- read and do your own research
- explore the (historical) roots of violence
Build Safe Communities
- promote mandatory gun training and licensing
- insure appropriate gun storage
- reduce trauma especially for children
- provide mental health services
- coordinate data and enforce laws
Support Common Sense Gun Laws
- advocate for universal background checks
- eliminate loopholes such as straw purchasing
- limit magazine clips
- ban military and assault weapons
- modify gun design to include trigger locks
- incorporate “smart gun” technology
- require mental health screenings
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