Gun violence is a public health crisis that our country has been facing for decades. We seek a society where we can feel safe in our communities without the risk of violent death.
Gun Violence Prevention
United Church of Christ/Jessie Palatucci
Invest in Violence Interrupters
A new solution, one led by communities, offers a way forward: violence interrupter programs. Violence interrupters mitigate violence before it happens, eliminating the need for police intervention.
Violence interrupter programss offer a community-based approach to reducing communal and interpersonal violence that treats violence as a public health problem.
For the first time in more than two decades, lawmakers in the 117th Congress (2021-2022) passed significant legislation to address gun violence. The law included four key FCNL gun violence prevention priorities.
Creating a Peaceful Society by Reducing Gun Violence
In times of increased gun violence, thoughts and prayers are no longer enough. We need policies and action.
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