“The defenders of the status quo—advocates of the firearms industry and the politicians paid to defend it—will tell you that horrific acts of violence like this are beyond our control. This could not be further from the truth.”
Author: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Giffords is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives from gun violence. Founded by former Congress member Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, Giffords inspires the courage of people from all walks of life to make America safer. For over 25 years, the legal experts at Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence have been fighting for a safer America by researching, drafting and defending the laws, policies and programs proven to save lives from gun violence.