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White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention

April 2024: The Biden-Harris Administration announced a new rule that will save lives by reducing the number of firearms sold without background checks. This final rule implements the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act’s expansion of firearm background checks—the only significant expansion of the background check requirement since 1993. This action is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s

2024-05-03T20:51:17-04:00May 1st, 2024|National News, States United News|

Assault Weapons Ban

The Congressional House passed the Assault Weapons Ban bill on the final day of session, July 29, 2022. Not surprisingly, the vote was largely partisan and Gun Violence Prevention advocates anticipate a stall in the Senate.

2024-02-13T15:46:29-05:00July 29th, 2022|National News, States United News|

Steve Dettlebach Confirmed

The Senate voted on Tuesday, July 12th to confirm Steve Dettelbach as President Biden’s nominee for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Dettlebach’s confirmation in the wake of high-profile mass shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde,  and Highland Park — is a victory for both the Gun Violence Prevention movement and the

2024-02-13T15:46:29-05:00July 12th, 2022|National News, States United News|

Safer Communities Law

The Safer Communities Act swiftly moved through the House and to the President’s desk on June 25, 2022 — less than 48 hours after the Senate voted to pass the first significant gun safety bill in decades. The new law includes: Funds crisis intervention, including red flag laws to keep guns out of the hands

2024-02-13T15:46:29-05:00June 25th, 2022|National News, States United News|
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