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
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 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.
Want to know how Washington State compares to the rest of the country? Our friends at Giffords Law Center have crunched the numbers.
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.
This visually stunning piece by the Washington Post tells the story of mass shootings in America.
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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