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There are many ways an individual citizen may elect to take action. Below, we provide resource lists for you to use in a way that best suits your own agenda. Please let us know if you would like to add to any list and have suggestions for others.

The Trace
https://www.thetrace.org/
The Trace is an independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to expanding coverage of guns in the United States. They believe that our country’s epidemic rates of firearm-related violence are coupled with a second problem: a shortage of information about the issue at large.

Ohioans for Safe Communities
http://oh4sc.org
Ohioans for Safe Communities began as the Safe Guns Coalition in January, 2015 when a group of 30 gun violence prevention activists met in Columbus, Ohio. This new organization agreed to focus efforts on achieving specific legislative goals to reduce gun violence. They seek to build a coalition of persons and organizations focused on specific legislation. Their focus is on

  • Preventing unintended shootings and suicides among children and youth due to access to unsecured firearms;
  • Preventing domestic violence offenders from maintaining or gaining access to firearms;
  • Engaging as needed in other gun violence prevention campaigns

God Before Guns
http://godbeforeguns.org/index.html
God Before Guns is a Cleveland-based multi-faith coalition of individuals and faith communities working to reduce gun injuries and deaths. God Before Guns works to reduce gun violence through community engagement, education, and advocacy, convening and collaborating with diverse faith communities and other community partners.

Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence
http://ohioceasefire.org/
Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence is a statewide non-profit organization, working to prevent gun violence through education, advocacy and public awareness including Books Not Bullets, Weapons Free Zones, and Picture Peace programs.

Moms Demand Action
http://momsdemandaction.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MomsDemandActionOH
Much like Mothers Against Drunk Driving was created to reduce drunk driving, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from legislators, state and federal; companies; and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms. There is a Cleveland-based chapter.

Brady Campaign
http://www.bradycampaign.org/about-brady
The mission of the Brady organization is to create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025. It features three strategies: (1) to see that background checks are applied to all gun sales; (2) to “Stop ‘Bad Apple’ Gun Dealers” – the 5 percent of gun dealers that supply 90 percent of all crime guns; and (3) to lead a new national conversation and change social norms around the real dangers of guns in the home, to prevent the homicides, suicides, and unintentional shootings that happen every day as a result.

Every Town For Gun Safety
http://everytown.org/
Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. It includes Moms Demand Action and Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Move On
http://front.moveon.org/

Indivisible Guide
https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Democracy for America (DFA)
https://www.democracyforamerica.com/

Policy Matters Ohio
http://www.policymattersohio.org/

One Ohio Now
http://www.oneohionow.org/

Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP)
http://www.pnhp.org/

Advocated for Ohio’s Future
http://www.advocatesforohio.org/

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