MAINE GUN SAFETY COALITION

Historic progress on gun safety measures were made in the recent legislative session! Background Checks: LD 2224 expands the requirements for Background Checks to advertised firearm sales and was signed by Governor Mills.

72 hour Waiting Period: LD 2238 requires a 72 hour waiting period to access a gun after purchase. Governor Mills allowed this bill to become law without her signature.

 

HAWAII COALITION TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE

Minimum age of 21 years to buy ammunition bill passed and on its way to the Governor Green’s desk.

 

MARYLANDERS TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE

A monumental victory for public health and safety was made in the state with the establishment of the new Maryland Center for Firearm Violence Prevention and Intervention. Maryland is leading the way in using public health to guide gun violence prevention!