* Gun Rights & Gun Control

The Second Amendment of the US Constitution states:

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the
security of a free State,
the right of the people to
keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” (1788)

Key Organizations and Campaigns

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence of 48 religious, social and political organizations,
against concealed-carry laws and gun-related suicides, now outnumbering gun-related homicides.

Everytown for Gun Safety founded by former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg
to mandate more background checks and tougher gun-trafficking laws, and its
affiliate, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

The Brady Campaign advocates for policy but better government enforcement

Giffords Law Center: formed by the recent merger of Americans for Responsible Solutions, the
Super PAC founded by Gabby Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman (AZ) who survived a mass
shooting in 2011 and her husband, Mark Kelly, and the think tank Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence