Gun Violence Prevention

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Mission Statement:

We work on the problem of gun violence by sharing updated data, keeping track of gun violence statistics, and advocating for many practical, common sense policies that would reduce gun violence in our country. We recognize that gun violence affects lower income communities disproportionately. We support the Black Lives Matter movement and we abhor unnecessary gun violence in all forms.

Team Leaders:

Tom Buglio, Unitarian Congregation of West Chester

George Higgins, Wellsprings Congregation

 Monthly Online Meetings

3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 pm


Phone-in Dial:
+1 408 638 0968
Meeting ID: 713 234 7624

Current Legislation

  • SUPPORT: HB 1400 & SB 209 – Universal Background Checks – Long Gun Private Sales
  • SUPPORT: SB 501 – Relinquish Firearms after a Protection from Abuse order issued
  • OPPOSE: SB 383 & HB 870 – Guns in Schools (Armed School Personnel)
  • OPPOSE: HB 170 – Eliminates licensing for concealed carry
  • OPPOSE: HB 763 – Replace PA Instant Check with National Instant Check
  • OPPOSE: HB 671 & SB 5 – Pre-emption – Sue Our Cities