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We've Made Cars A Lot Safer. Let's Do The Same With Guns.

715,000 Americans would die every year in motor vehicle accidents if we had the same fatality rate today that we had in 1921.

2 Killed And 3 Others Wounded In North Carolina Shooting

Two people were killed when an angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines in Cumberland County, North Carolina this evening. Three deputies were wounded in the ensuing shootout. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families at this grievous time. 

Elvin Daniel Asks Senate To Protect Women From Gun Violence

"You have the power to pass the laws that we need to keep our sisters and mothers and daughters safe."

Measures To Keep Guns From Domestic Abusers Sees Bipartisan Support

A majority of voters -- both Republicans and Democrats -- support measures that keep guns out of the hands of convicted stalkers and domestic abusers.

One Day Of Gun Violence

An average of 291 Americans are shot and 87 are killed by gun violence EVERY DAY. You may have seen these stats before, but this will make you think of our country's gun violence epidemic in a whole new way.

Nicole Hockley Speaks To WNPR About Governor Christie's Refusal To Meet

"It requires thoughtful conversation. It requires listening to each other. And that means your own point of view as well as listening to others' points of view. You might not agree at the end of the day, but that's okay. You are one step closer to finding common ground."

70% Of California Children With Mental Health Needs Don't Get Treatment

3 out of 4 California children with mental health needs don't get treatment, according to a UCLA study.

Why Do We Support 'Promoting Healthy Minds'?

LESS THAN HALF of all children and adults with diagnosable mental health issues receive the treatment they need. That's why we support the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act.