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Ending Gun Violence

LWV of the US | Published on 6/1/2022

Ending Gun Violence

In June, the Supreme Court will rule in the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen. The case will determine whether guns are allowed in public spaces such as polling locations.

This comes on the heels of a month that saw 33 mass shootings within its first 15 days, and ultimately held two of the worst mass shootings in recent history in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas

The Leagues of the US, New York, and Florida are amicus partners in Bruen. On May 26, LWV submitted recommendations on gun safety reforms to Congressional Judiciary Committees.

Supporters of gun reform are encouraged to contact their Senators about the necessity of passing the Bipartisan Background Checks Act.

Interested in getting more involved locally?  Follow our LWVFL efforts and email temporary LWVOC Gun Safety co-chair Eugene Stoccardo