Issue Update

NAACP CALLS FOR SANE AND SENSIBLE FEDERAL STATE AND LOCAL POLICIES TO STEM THE EXCESSIVE INJURIES AND KILLINGS CAUSED BY GUN VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES

May 9, 2017

Given the disproportionate damage gun violence is having on our communities, the NAACP has advocated for a number of sane, sensible laws which will help eliminate or at least decrease the damage and death caused by gun violence.  We strongly support several sensible proposals which together will do a lot to help keep dangerous firearms off our streets and out of the hands of those who should not have access to them.

Please review the attached Issue Brief for more information.