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Support the President's plan to protect our children and our communities by reducing gun violence, including funding for these initiatives

121 Signatures Goal: 1,000

The undersigned support legislation to: 1. Close the background check loopholes; 2. Ban military style assault weapons and high capacity magazines. We support funding to invest in: 1. Improving incentives for states to share information with the background check system; 2. Keeping 15,000 law enforcement officers on the street and training 14,000 more police officers; 3. Mandating, the Center for Disease Control to conduct research on the causes and prevention of gun violence, and NIH research into video, media, and violence; 4. Expanding the National Violent Death Reporting System to all states; 5. Putting up to 1000 new school resource officers and school counselors on the job, help school districts develop and implement emergency management plans, and help 8000 more schools train their teachers and school staff to implement these strategies. 

   We support conducting hearings for the nominated ATFE Director.

Sponsor

The Safe Communities Committee: A group of concerned women in Chatham County NC started this petition, but invite all citizens to sign. We dedicate our efforts to the memory of the 20 children and 5 teachers of Sandy Hook Elementary and to all those families and communities who have experienced gun violence.

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"Now Is The Time: the President's plan to protect our children and our communities by reducing gun violence"



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