A Lethal Weapon: The Filibuster as an Obstacle to Gun Violence Prevention

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Their ability to stop progress in its path is because of the filibuster. The filibuster gives a minority of Senators — Republican senators who represent 41 million fewer people than Senate Democrats — the power to prevent the Congress we elected from passing life-saving legislation.

Our communities deserve better. We deserve action. That means we have to eliminate the filibuster.

Join us. Fix Our Senate, Guns Down America, Brady, March for Our Lives and States United to Prevent Gun Violence to hear from gun violence prevention leaders about a new report on the impact of the filibuster to our legislative agenda as well as how you can add your voice to the call to eliminate it.

Tuesday, June 15

12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM

Register Here

It is time to end the filibuster and make change possible in the Senate. The stakes are too high not to.

To date, more Americans have been killed by guns than all U.S. wars.

Thank you to all who already shared our emotional #NotComingHome PSA. If you have not done so yet please share our video on social media and sign and share our petition to tell all Senators #TheTimeIsNow for them to pass the universal background check bill to end the gun violence public health crisis.

Join us and Community Justice Action Fund on Monday, June 7 to implore Congress to support and pass the Break the Cycle Act to make an investment in community violence intervention programs. Please register here.

Thank you for all your support.

Newtown Action Alliance

The Newtown Action Alliance is a grassroots organization formed after the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It works to make America’s children, families, and all citizens safer through legislative and cultural change that will reduce gun violence in our nation.

Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 3325, Newtown CT 06470

Please contact us at info@newtownaction.org