Action Alert Archives

  1. Action Alert: Save Someone from Gun Violence this Holiday Season Many of us are preparing to visit friends, relatives for upcoming holidays.  Whether you are hosting or heading to house parties, stays with relatives, whatever you’re going to do, please take a few extra precautions.  We are all expecting fun, good times, a chance to catch up.  The awful... 12.3.2023 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  2. Action Alert: Open letter to Governor Polis: Red Flag Laws & Club Q Shooting 24 November 2022 To:  Governor Polis Copy: Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez Colorado Attorney General  Philip J. Weiser Dear Governor Polis We the undersigned members of gun law reform group One Pulse for America are shocked and outraged by the mass shooting in... 11.23.2022 Actions Taken: 20 Continue »
  3. Action Alert: VOTE! October 2022 The 2022 elections are upon us.  Your vote is vital to send a mandate you want gun law reform. All you need to do to take this action is to vote in the November 2022 election you are eligible to vote for in your state. You can... 10.22.2022 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  4. Action Alert: Demand Senate passes bipartisan gun law reform! Washington 12 June 2022 – Senate negotiators struck a bipartisan deal on a narrow set of gun safety measures with sufficient support to move through the evenly divided Senate.  This is a significant development toward gun law reform and saving lives. As The New York Times reports, “The agreement,... 6.13.2022 Actions Taken: 20 Continue »
  5. Action Alert: Join a March for Our Lives Event on June 11 May 25 2022- March For Our Lives, the gun law reform campaign group, announced it will hold over 100 March for OurLives events on 11 June 2022. David Hogg, Parkland shooting survivor and campaigner, is a founding member and director of March for Our Lives. Yesterday he tweeted:  “Join... 5.27.2022 Actions Taken: 11 Continue »
  6. Action Alert: Pledge to vote against NRA candidates May 2022:  A white supremacist brought domestic terrorism to a Buffalo supermarket, killing 10.  An 18-year-old who had recently, legally bought two AR15 assault rifles and hundreds of rounds killed 21 at a primary school in Uvalde.  These and other killers are unambiguously enabled by the NRA and its... 5.26.2022 Actions Taken: 10 Continue »
  7. Action Alert: Buffalo Shooting is Domestic Terrorism: demand it is so treated “And you expect us to do this over and over and over again, forgive and forget,” he said, “while the people we elect do their best not to protect us, consider us equal, not to love us back? What do we do with all of this pain?” – civil... 5.17.2022 Actions Taken: 20 Continue »
  8. Action Alert: New Mexico Child shooting: charges must be brought against parents Nearly half a year following the shooting death of a Santa Fe police officer’s 2-year-old son at the family home in Rio Rancho, no charges have been filed. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that  Rio Rancho police believe Lincoln Harmon’s 4-year-old brother discovered their father Jonathan’s off-duty handgun... 5.10.2022 Actions Taken: 7 Continue »
  9. Action Alert: #GVSurvivorsWeek – Follow Up Gun Violence Survivors week is ended – but it is not too late for you to take a simple action or two. Every time this hashtag appears – #GVSurvivorsWeek – it helps spread awareness of the reality of gun violence. The official week may be over, but there are... 2.8.2022 Actions Taken: 0 Continue »
  10. Action Alert: Signal Support for NYC Mayor’s Gun Law Reforms New York, 25 January 2022 New York City Mayor Eric Adams is making strides towards gun law reform. This follows closely on the heels of NYCP officers being shot and killed while responding to a domestic incident. He said: “We will not surrender our city to the violent few”-... 1.26.2022 Actions Taken: 4 Continue »
  11. Action Alert: Support Letitia James’ Gun Law Reforms December 2021 – New York’s Attorney General Letitia James is trying to achieve meaningful gun law reform. This inevitably means she is being attacked on social media. We will send messages of support. Attorney General James is the subject of a lawsuit by segments of the gun industry following... 12.21.2021 Actions Taken: 9 Continue »
  12. Action Alert: Get Greene’s gun giveaway off YouTube! 27September 2021 – Congressperson Marjorie Taylor-Greene today reached a new low with an online giveaway for a semi-automatic weapon. In her video which can be found here  , she mixes in anti-Biden propaganda as part of this giveaway, linking him inexplicably to the gun prize draw.  For example,... 10.9.2021 Actions Taken: 12 Continue »
  13. Action Alert: The Price of Freedom: Join Exclusive Online Screening The team behind the powerful new documentary The Price of Freedom has invited One Pulse for America members to a private online screening of the film.  We are honored to have this chance and hope you will join us. There will be a choice of viewing dates and times... 9.10.2021 Actions Taken: 5 Continue »
  14. Action Alert: Have your say on Ghost Guns – Act before Midnight 19 August URGENT – COMMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY midnight 19 August  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF)  has a  consultation expiring 19 August – on Ghost Guns – privately made firearms, often homemade/3d printed, which lack commercial serial numbers.  The enormity of the problem cannot be overstated.... 8.18.2021 Actions Taken: 5 Continue »
  15. Action Alert: Demand charges be dropped against 10 year old who found coach’s illegal gun 10 June, 2021 – Lancaster, S.C. The Associated Press reported a South Carolina youth basketball coach has been arrested after a 10-year-old player took a loaded gun from his car to his elementary school. Isaac Lamon Adams, 36, was barred from legally owning a gun because of a previous... 6.12.2021 Actions Taken: 12 Continue »
  16. Action Alert: Obscene: Guns are Covid-19 vaccination prizes in W Virginia West Virginia is to offer a raft of incentives and prizes for those citizens who get immunized against Covid-19.  It is unfortunate that some people need to be bribed to protect themselves and their communities from deadly disease. It is positively obscene that weapons are to be among the... 6.3.2021 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  17. Action Alert: Boulder Killings: NRA fought for the ‘freedom’ of shooter to have AR-15 15 March, Boulder, CO – the National Rifle Association claimed a ‘victory’ after a courtroom decision stopped any limits on how assault-style rifles and ammunition can be transferred.  The NRA’s publication brags that “…a judge in the Centennial state gave law-abiding gun owners something to celebrate.” 22 March, Boulder,... 3.23.2021 Actions Taken: 19 Continue »
  18. Action Alert: Atlanta Murders: Call out Racism, Misogyny – and show support for Asian Americans “Everybody is scared, everybody is hiding.”   woman on a 911 call to authorities during Atlanta shooting rampage “…temptation for him that he wanted to eliminate.” “…had a  really bad day… lashing out… may have had a sex addition…” “… “The shooter said it wasn’t racially motivated” – press conference... 3.18.2021 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  19. Action Alert: Tell Senators to Vote Yes on Background Checks Bills 11 March 2021, Washington DC – The House passed the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 and the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021.  We absolutely must have the Senate pass these two bills. Virtually ever gun law reform group there is supports these bills; some claim public support... 3.13.2021 Actions Taken: 2 Continue »
  20. Action Alert: Tell Your Senators To Approve George Floyd Bill 4 March 2021, Washington DC – The House passed a bill that may prevent deaths such as that which George Floyd suffered at the hands of police. The legislation aims to combat police misconduct, excessive force, and racial bias in policing. As NBC reports, “The George Floyd Justice in... 3.4.2021 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  21. Action Alert: Expel and/or Charge Marjorie Taylor Greene Wednesday 27 January, Washington DC – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA) moved to have Marjorie Taylor Greene expelled from Congress.  At One Pulse for America, we cannot think of a single reason she should remain. She pushes Q Anon conspiracy. She called for violence against Democrats and FBI agents. She... 1.28.2021 Actions Taken: 93 Continue »
  22. Action Alert: Enforce Gun-Free Capitol Building Regulations Several Congressmen and women persist in bringing firearms into Congress despite the law and Speaker Pelosi’s efforts to date. Despite a far-right attempted coup on 6 January which saw several deaths, many injuries, vandalism and theft, Congresswoman Lauren Boebart and her GOP peers Congressmen Andy Harris, Andy Biggs and... 1.22.2021 Actions Taken: 31 Continue »
  23. Action Alert: Sign letter to President-Elect Biden, send messages of support On the 10th anniversary of the Tucson Arizona shooting, President-Elect Joe Biden issued a statement on the tragedy, discussing the wounding of his friend Gabby Giffords, one of those shot that day. Mr Biden said: “As President, I pledge to continue to work together with Congresswoman Giffords, and with... 1.13.2021 Actions Taken: 34 Continue »
  24. Action Alert: Condemn decision not to bring charges over Jacob Blake shooting 5 January, 2021 – Wishaw, WI – Kenosha District Attorney Michael Graveley announced that Kenosha Police Department Officer Rusten Sheskey will not be charged for shooting Jacob Blake in the back seven times, which paralyzed him from the waist down. As WSAW-TV reports:  “Officer Rusten Sheskey’s shooting of Jacob Blake... 1.6.2021 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  25. Action Alert: Stop former cop Aguirre owning guns, review his cases Houston, 14 December – former Police Captain Mark Anthony Aguirre falsely, incorrectly decides that an AC repairman is involved in massive vote fraud.  Failing to convince the police or other authorities of his bizarre claim:  he is alleged to have hit his victim’s vehicle, forcing him to stop:  and... 12.16.2020 Actions Taken: 7 Continue »
  26. Action Alert: What happened to Rodney Applewhite? Demand NMSP answer   November 19 – Los Lunas, New Mexico – a young man is driving home for Thanksgiving.  He is shot dead by New Mexico State Police.  There is  hardly any press coverage, and it seems the family still don’t know what happened. According to Searchlight New Mexico, Rodney Applewhite, 25,... 11.28.2020 Actions Taken: 8 Continue »
  27. Action Alert: VOTE! Monday 2 November 2020 – Tomorrow is election day, and while we would never tell you how to vote, we will tell you which candidates support life-saving gun law reform (Biden/Harris, McGrath in Kentucky).  We can also tell you who has done u-turns on their previous gun law promises... 11.2.2020 Actions Taken: 3 Continue »
  28. Action Alert: Breonna’s Law: Support KY Rep Attica Scott’s proposal They arrested her and her friends who were caught in a police net during a peaceful protest and charged them with vandalism and felony rioting charges. The arresting officer made her stop filming events ‘or her phone would be broken’. They waited ages until the hard evidence and public... 10.12.2020 Actions Taken: 5 Continue »
  29. Action Alert: SUCCESS! Charges Dropped Demand Trumped-up charges against Rep Scott are dropped UPDATE 6 October 2020 – we are delighted to report all charges have been dropped. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to act. The Louisville prosecutorial forces shockingly found nothing wrong with the actions of police who killed Breonna Taylor and shot her partner in a bungled... 10.3.2020 Actions Taken: 14 Continue »
  30. Action Alert: Trump: You don’t keep promises and it costs lives 1 October, Las Vegas three years ago – 58 people were murdered; they wanted a happy day out with friends.  The guns available to their murderer were so high-tech and so powerful, he killed from a great distance away and they had no chance.  No ‘good guy with a... 10.2.2020 Actions Taken: 4 Continue »
  31. Action Alert: Sign letter on Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Finding Louisville – a grand jury that met in secret decided to hold  NO ONE accountable for the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. We agree with her family and their lawyer who called this a sham. We will publish the letter below, and send copies to relevant law enforcement agencies,... 9.25.2020 Actions Taken: 152 Continue »
  32. Action Alert: Child with autism shot: Demand officers charged, arrested 4 September, Salt Lake City, Utah – A family’s problems dealing with a 13-year-old autistic child turned into hell:  police summoned to help get him to medical attention instead shot him.  He is now in the hospital with damage to his intenstines, ankle, shoulder, colon and nervous system. Mother... 9.9.2020 Actions Taken: 18 Continue »
  33. Action Alert: Tell Trump shooting someone 7 times is not the same as choking at golf Kenosha, Wisconsin – protests continue following the shooting – seven times in the back at point blank range – of Jacob Blake on August 23rd. Far right protesters are coming from out of state and inciting violence.  They including 17-year old Kyle Rittenhouse who is now on a murder... 9.2.2020 Actions Taken: 11 Continue »
  34. Action Alert: Jacob Blake shooting – arrest and charge police now 24 August 2020, Kenosha, Wisconsin – Three police officers caught on video are alleged to have tased and beaten a man, who moments later they shot in the back – seven times. Their victim is in stable condition; his children who witnesses the attack are obviously traumatized.  The police... 8.25.2020 Actions Taken: 12 Continue »
  35. Action Alert: Breonna Taylor 5 Months on: Many excuses, Zero arrests Kentucky 13 August 2020 – Five months ago a young woman was shot while sleeping at her home during a no-knock police raid that should never have happened. They shot her – and left her with not even an attempt at medical intervention for twenty minutes while they went... 8.14.2020 Actions Taken: 4 Continue »
  36. Action Alert: Aurora Police traumatize black family – demand action 5 August, 2020 – Aurora, Colorado – after a visit to a nail bar, children and women were surrounded by guns, police barking orders to get on the ground and be handcuffed face down.  Their crime?  Having the licence plate number they had. Police want us to think that... 8.7.2020 Actions Taken: 16 Continue »
  37. Action Alert: Thank NY AG James for Challenging NRA! 6 August, 2020, New York – The State Attorney General filed a lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association. Ms James tweeted concerning the NRA’s self-dealing and illegal conduct. While this may not get the desired outcome, this is a crucial, brave challenge to the NRA. #BREAKING: I filed... 8.6.2020 Actions Taken: 44 Continue »
  38. Action Alert: Call out AG Barr for misleading Congress over shootings One of the hardest things to fight these days is misinformation.  How much harder it becomes when  The US Attorney General William Barr misleads Congress over crucial facts about America’s gun statistics. In a New York Times article fact checking Barr’s recent testimony to Congress, some glaring pieces of... 7.31.2020 Actions Taken: 4 Continue »
  39. Action Alert: Three year old shot dead – charges should be brought 22 July 2020 – Columbia, South Carolina:  another child has lost their life in another wholly avoidable gun death. Three year-old Liam Myers was at the home of a family friend when he was shot; he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital. Police are now saying that he... 7.24.2020 Actions Taken: 7 Continue »
  40. Action Alert: Amy McGrath- help her defeat McConnell in Kentucky July  2020 – For over two years Mitch McConnell blocked crucial gun law reform bills which the House of Representatives passed. With him as Senate Majority Leader, we have a drastically-reduced chance of meaningful gun law change.  His challenger, veteran Amy McGrath, wants gun law change; we want her... 7.17.2020 Actions Taken: 3 Continue »
  41. Action Alert: Breonna Taylor: Demand arrest, charges for her killers This Action Alert is taken with permission from a Facebook post by Ladd Everitt:  “Hey folks, I wanted to re-up this contact info because there are still no charges in the murder of Breonna Taylor!”  he wrote; it is inconceivable that those involved are not yet facing charges ACTION:... 7.5.2020 Actions Taken: 24 Continue »
  42. Action Alert: Lobby Congress, McConnell to make Postal Voting easier during Pandemic 30 June 2020 – Carl Reiner – writer, director, entertainer, social activist, beloved family member and friend passed away today; he is mourned by many in the entertainment world and by many for his wise words on our government. One of his most recent projects was a video which... 6.30.2020 Actions Taken: 7 Continue »
  43. Action Alert: NRA, Trump must answer for their Russian loyalty in light of Taliban Bounty Outrage Before this week, we knew for certain that Russian operatives: * interfered in America’s 2016 elections; * used fake news to spread propaganda to influence voters; * infiltrated the National Rifle Association which accepted millions of dollars from Russia.  These facts shocked many Americans – but as of this... 6.27.2020 Actions Taken: 9 Continue »
  44. Action Alert: Stand with Gov. Grisham against armed extremist ‘militia’ groups “The heavily armed individuals who flaunted themselves at the protest, calling themselves a ‘civil guard,’ were there for one reason: To menace protesters, to present an unsanctioned show of unregulated force,” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham 17 June, 2020 – Albuquerque – A man was shot on Monday... 6.19.2020 Actions Taken: 33 Continue »
  45. Action Alert: Show the press you support and value them June 2020 – peaceful protests called in the wake of the murder of George Floyd have experienced attempts to hijack them by a number of extremists, racists, and police.  Over 100 members of the press have been attacked by police wholly against Constitutional rights:  journalists have been arrested, beaten,... 6.5.2020 Actions Taken: 39 Continue »
  46. Action Alert: No Trump, you cannot threaten to shoot people 29 May 2020 – Following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, peaceful protests as well as riots have broken out.  Trump subsequently tweeted he wants to shoot looters.  So much for upholding the constitution as his oath binds him to do. Police knelt on... 5.29.2020 Actions Taken: 90 Continue »
  47. Action Alert: Sleeping while black: demand justice for Breonna Taylor Grieving parents of Breonna Taylor are suing police.  She was shot in a bungled raid on the wrong address – as police searched for a man they already had in custody. As AOL News reports “Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT worker in Louisville, Ky., was shot in her bed... 5.14.2020 Actions Taken: 32 Continue »
  48. Action Alert: Ahmaud Arbery – FBI must widen its investigation UPDATE:  in two days, 489 One Pulse for America members signed this letter, a further 109 One Pulse for America members have contacted the FBI directly, as recorded in our database, and a further 30 people approximately indicated they wished to sign, but did not supply a home town and... 5.9.2020 Actions Taken: 111 Continue »
  49. Action Alert: Call out the NRA over its attack on Canada The NRA, awash with Russian money and spies, is trying to hide behind the flag and the Constitution, and is whining about Canada’s new gun law. The gun lobbyists who normally tell people such as celebrities to ‘stay in their lane’ have decided to deride Canada’s new lifesaving legislation.... 5.2.2020 Actions Taken: 5 Continue »
  50. Action Alert: Send messages of support to governors 20 April 2020- Three brothers identified as the provocateurs behind anti-quarantine protests around the country have a history of pushing extreme gun ownership views. The Washington Post reports the Dorr brothers manage a slew of pro-gun groups across a wide range of states, from Iowa to Minnesota to New... 4.20.2020 Actions Taken: 50 Continue »