If one voice can make a difference, imagine what adding your voice to the hundreds of others from across the state can do! It is time for commonsense gun violence prevention legislation!
Charles Franklin, the Director at the Milwaukee Law School Poll releases results of new national poll regarding gun violence and possible solutions.
Dr. Sydney Timmer-Murillo, a nationally recognized Psychologist and Fellow at the Medical College of Wisconsin with extensive research in gun violence trauma, shares her insights on Mental Health and Gun Violence.
Khary Penebaker, a survivor who lost his mother to suicide with a gun at a young age, shares the everyday impact gun violence has on his life and his new found sources of inspiration..
Jeri Bonavia, the Executive Director and Founder of the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort, shares the ramifications of extreme gun ownership views, the marketing of weapons to children and the impact it has on our youth.
Darryl Morin, National President of Forward Latino, shares the urgent need for universal background checks and Extreme Risk Protection Orders (Red Flag Laws) to reduce gun violence in our homes, places of work and worship, schools and more.
On September 21, 2023 the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort (WAVE) will be holding their annual day of action at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin. Join us and have your voice heard at this important event.
Source: Gun Violence Archive
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Source: Pew Research Center
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Source: Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
The 80% Coalition is non-partisan and is comprised of advocacy, business, education, faith-based, professional and service organizations committed to pushing back against hate and urging our legislators at the state and federal levels to pass commonsense gun violence prevention legislation.
Advanced Wireless, Inc., Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Bishops Against Gun Violence, Brady: United Against Gun Violence, Community Coalition for Quality Policing, Crusaders of Justicia, Doctors for America, Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, Felmers Chaney Advocacy Board, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, Forward Latino, Greater Milwaukee Synod, ELCA, Hours Against Hate, Interfaith Conferece of Greater Milwaukee, Islamic Society of Milwaukee, JCRC - Milwaukee Jewish Federation, League of United Latin American Citizens Wisconsin, March for Our Lives MKE, March For Our Lives Wisconsin, Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church, Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition, Mom's Demand Action - Wisconsin, NAACP - Milwaukee Branch, Wisconsin State NAACP Conference of Branches, NAMI Dane County, NAMI Wisconsin, National Council of Jewish Women - Milwaukee, Serve 2 Unite, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, UMOS, United Methodist Church WI/SE District, Wisconsin Conference, United Church of Christ, Wisconsin Anti Violence Effort (WAVE), Wisconsin Council of Churches & Wisconsin Council of Rabbis.
Pass legislation that extends the current background check requirement to include any sale or transfer of firearms at gun shows, online or from an individual.
Pass legislation that allows law enforcement or a family member to petition the court if they believe an individual with a firearm is a danger to themselves and/or to others and if the threat is found to be credible, empower law enforcement to retrieve the firearm(s) until the threat is no longer.
Call your U.S. Senators today and tell them you support universal background checks and extreme risk protection orders at