Important Phone Numbers
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 Press 1 for the Veterans Helpline.
- Teenlink: 866-833-6546 (6-10 PM only)
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
Download our postcard, highlighting five things you can do to prevent gun violence.
Learn how to talk about gun violence and gun violence prevention with these key tips from the Alliance.
Every year, during the legislative session, Alliance staff and volunteers flock to Olympia to advocate for commonsense gun laws.
Since 2015, we have provided a counter to the NRA’s report card on state legislators. With careful tracking and logging throughout the year, we produce and distribute a legislator scorecard that provides a nuanced analysis of each individual with an overall grade on gun responsibility. We continue to see an increase in the number of high grades along with more champions each year.
Check out Brady Center’s ASK (Asking Saves Kids) campaign encouraging parents to ask a simple question: “Is there an unlocked gun in your house?”
This program from Moms Demand Action reminds you to safely store your guns, talk to your children about guns, and ask about unsecured guns in other homes.
We’ve partnered with allies from across the country to release the first-ever Gun Safety Scorecard for businesses! The Scorecard measures retailers’ efforts to keep the public safe from gun violence in three specific categories and assigns a letter grade to 29 large American businesses. Find out how your favorite businesses rank and then take action.
We created this Extreme Risk Protection Order Toolkit in partnership with the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence and Giffords. It provides a comprehensive resource that details ways in which lawmakers, advocates, and stakeholders can take action to enact and implement life-saving extreme risk laws across the country.
The Disarm Domestic Violence website allows advocates, gun violence prevention activists, survivors, victims, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and so many others to research state-specific laws on domestic violence-related protective order firearm removals and take steps to remove guns from armed abusers.
Giffords Annual Gun Law Scorecard
Want to know how Washington State compares to the rest of the country? Our friends at Giffords Law Center have crunched the numbers.
Learn how Extreme Risk Protection Orders work in Washington.
Harborview Three Interventions Toolkit
A digital toolkit featuring three interventions to address firearm injury and death: Firearm Safe Storage, Voluntary Waiver of Firearm Rights, & Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO).
Harvard’s Means Matter Campaign
The mission of the Means Matter Campaign is to increase the proportion of suicide prevention groups who promote activities that reduce a suicidal person’s access to lethal means of suicide and who develop active partnerships with gun owner groups to prevent suicide.
Guns Down Americais pressuring the nation’s 15 largest banks to stop doing business with the gun industry and develop robust systems for flagging suspicious gun purchases on bank credit cards. Find out if YOUR bank is on the list.
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have enacted Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws to allow those on the front lines. This site helps implementers take action — and save lives.
Prevent Firearm Suicide is a project of the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund), developed with support from the Hope and Heal Fund, to share firearm suicide interventions, resources, and data with stakeholders who are empowered to make change.
This visually stunning piece by the Washington Post tells the story of mass shootings in America.
Washington State Protection Orders
A protection order is an order, issued by a judge, to protect a person from another person whose behavior is abusive, threatening, exploitative or seriously alarming. This resource from the King County Prosecuting Attorney spells out the different types of protection orders and how to go about getting one.
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