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    FIREARMS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR CHILDREN IN ILLINOIS

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    • ‘We Deserve for You to Protect Us:’ After A Grim Year of Shootings, Philadelphians Want Action June 27, 2022
      After a record year of homicides in 2021, Philadelphia is once again in the midst of a gun violence crisis, with 203 homicides to date, including carjackings, people shooting Uber drivers, and incidents that claim the lives of young people. Residents are fed up with the loss, the feeling that they might not be safe […]
    • What You Need to Know About the Senate Gun Reform Bill June 24, 2022
      In a 65 to 33 vote, the Senate on June 23 passed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, a wide-ranging bill that addresses the so-called boyfriend loophole; clarifies which gun sellers need to seek a Federal Firearms License (which requires them to run background checks); and mandates an enhanced background check process for purchasers between the […]
    • Could All of New York City Be Designated a Gun-Free Zone? June 23, 2022
      The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday found New York’s restrictive handgun carry permit laws to be unconstitutional, triggering a scramble by state officials to find ways to create “sensitive locations” where handguns would still be prohibited. By a vote of 6 to 3, with the liberal justices dissenting, the court declared that New York’s laws […]