Action Alert Archives


  1. Action Alert: Thank Reps. Ryan and Walz for Giving NRA Donations Away Recently, two U.S. Representatives, Tim Ryan of Ohio and Tim Walz of Minnesota (also a gubernatorial candidate), decided to donate contributions they received from the National Rifle Association to better causes. Rep. Ryan gave $20,000 in NRA donations to Sandy Hook Promise, Americans for Responsible Solutions and Everytown for... 10.10.2017 Actions Taken: 78 Continue »
  2. Action Alert: Tell Senator Feinstein to Demand a Vote on the Assault Weapons Ban Update: Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced an updated and strengthened version of her 2013 Assault Weapons Ban legislation on November 8, 2017. Thanks to everyone who has taken this action! On Sunday, Senator Dianne Feinstein appeared on “Face the Nation” on CBS. When host John Dickerson asked her if there... 10.9.2017 Actions Taken: 70 Continue »
  3. Action Alert: Tell Nancy Pelosi to Call for Vote on Assault Weapons Ban On the evening of October 4, 2017 at a CNN Town Hall, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had a remarkable exchange with Bob Patterson, whose wife Lisa was slain in the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Addressing Pelosi remotely from his home just three days after the tragedy, a... 10.5.2017 Actions Taken: 83 Continue »
  4. Action Alert: Tell Sen. Feinstein and Rep. Cicilline to Ask for Vote on Assault Weapons Ban Update: Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced an updated version of her 2013 Assault Weapons Ban legislation on November 8, 2017. Congressman David Cicilline followed suit on February 26, 2018, introducing a companion bill in the House with Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL). The Assault Weapons Ban of 2018 is a far stronger, more... 10.4.2017 Actions Taken: 64 Continue »
  5. Action Alert: Tell Adam Paul Laxalt to Enforce Nevada’s Background Check Law Update: Adam Laxalt refused to enforce Nevada’s ballot referendum on universal background checks as attorney general. Laxalt was defeated by Democrat Steve Sisolak in his bid for the governor’s mansion in November 2018. On February 15, 2019, Governor Sisolak signed universal background checks legislation into law. “In November 2016,... 10.3.2017 Actions Taken: 79 Continue »
  6. Action Alert: After Las Vegas Shooting, House Should Table the SHARE Act Update: On October 3, 2017, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the SHARE Act was no longer on the House schedule. Ryan indicated there are no plans to bring the bill back up for consideration. Additionally, Congressman Peter Defazio, a Democrat from Oregon, has removed himself as a sponsor of the... 10.2.2017 Actions Taken: 205 Continue »
  7. Action Alert: Tell The Hill to Stop Publishing John Lott Update: The Hill published its last op-ed by John Lott on July 23, 2018. Thanks to everyone who took action in this campaign! The popular Washington, D.C. newspaper The Hill continues to publish op-eds by John Lott, a conspiracy theorist and discredited pro-gun economist who actively promotes the agenda of... 9.29.2017 Actions Taken: 116 Continue »
  8. Action Alert: Support Colorado Gun Violence Prevention Advocate Eyeing Run Update: On December 17, 2017, Ken Toltz announced he was suspending his race for Congress because of a serious health situation in his immediate family. Safe Campus Colorado founder and co-chair Ken Toltz is currently exploring a run in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District. This is the seat being vacated by... 9.28.2017 Actions Taken: 27 Continue »
  9. Action Alert: Tell North Pointe Principal that School’s Violent “Prank” was Wrong North Pointe Preparatory, a charter school in Phoenix, Arizona serving grades 7-12, recently allowed its senior class to engage in a “prank” in which students simulated the ultraviolent horror movie “The Purge.” Students donned masks, wielded water pistols, and simulated the kidnapping and shooting of other students in a... 9.27.2017 Actions Taken: 53 Continue »
  10. Action Alert: Leave Messages of Support for Gun Violence Survivors Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence (MPGV) has launched a website called “Behind the Statistics” that shares stories about gun deaths and injuries and how families, friends, and communities have been affected by these tragedies. “No more numbers,” declares MGPV. “Say their names.” By allowing survivors to tell their deeply... 9.26.2017 Actions Taken: 28 Continue »
  11. Action Alert: Tell Florida Supreme Court to Remove Judges who Fundraised for NRA Florida’s Code of Judicial Conduct states that judges “shall not use or permit the use of the prestige of judicial office for fundraising or membership solicitation.” In 2012, Florida’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee ruled that judges could not attend the dinners of organizations that are not committed to the... 9.25.2017 Actions Taken: 59 Continue »
  12. Action Alert: Tell Associated Press to Stop Labeling Shootings “Accidental” Update: The AP Stylebook reported the following back to One Pulse for America: “We have received many, many requests about that gun violence language since . Sending more doesn’t have any effect! We consider every request we receive, whether we get it once or hundreds of... 9.21.2017 Actions Taken: 52 Continue »
  13. Action Alert: Tell Prince William County that Killing of Suicidal Teen Was Not “Justified” 15 year-old Ruben Urbina was excelling in life. He was a straight ‘A’ honor roll student at PACE West in Gainesville, Virginia. He had a terrific sense of humor that cheered his family. Ruben had struggled with mental illness, but according to his brother, was improving. On the evening... 9.20.2017 Actions Taken: 31 Continue »
  14. Action Alert: Tell your Senators to Vote NO on Health Care Repeal Update: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell originally indicated he was planning a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill on September 30, 2017—the deadline to pass legislation under budget reconciliation. But when Republican Senators John McCain and Rand Paul said they would vote against Graham-Cassidy, McConnell tabled the bill on September 26, 2017.... 9.19.2017 Actions Taken: 34 Continue »
  15. Action Alert: Take Action in Memory of Slain Teacher Update: Murderer Tyler Tessier committed suicide in jail on September 6, 2018, the day his three-week trial for killing Laura Wallen was set to begin. Wallen’s mother, Gwen, called Tessier a “diabolical human.” “As awful as today is, I feel at peace,” she said after learning of Tessier’s death.... 9.18.2017 Actions Taken: 38 Continue »
  16. Action Alert: Tell Sheriff & DA to Bring Charges Against Negligent Father The story has become so familiar it is sickening. A negligent father provides his suicidal young son with immediate access to firearms. The son then uses those weapons to kill and injure innocents. It happened again on Wednesday in Rockford, Washington. 15 year-old Caleb Sharpe went to Freeman High... 9.15.2017 Actions Taken: 30 Continue »
  17. Action Alert: Share Video on Gun Suicide Prevention September is Suicide Awareness Month and a good time reflect on the fact that suicides account for a majority of gun deaths each  year in the United States of America. On World Suicide Prevention Day, photographer Joe Quint (It Takes Us: Stories of Gun Violence from Across America) and... 9.14.2017 Actions Taken: 25 Continue »
  18. Action Alert: Tell your U.S. Representative to Vote NO on the SHARE ACT Update: On October 3, 2017, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the SHARE Act was no longer on the House schedule. Ryan indicated there are no plans to bring the bill back up for consideration. Additionally, Congressman Peter Defazio, a Democrat from Oregon, has removed himself as a sponsor of... 9.12.2017 Actions Taken: 35 Continue »
  19. Action Alert: Tell Congress to Oppose NRA Effort to Deregulate Silencers Update: On October 3, 2017, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the SHARE Act was no longer on the House schedule. Ryan indicated there are no plans to bring the bill back up for consideration. Additionally, Congressman Peter Defazio, a Democrat from Oregon, has removed himself as a sponsor of... 9.11.2017 Actions Taken: 90 Continue »