6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Fight for Gun-Control

6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Fight for Gun-Control

A gun-control protest in Washington. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images On Friday, at least eight people were killed during a shooting at Santa Fe High School outside of Houston, Texas. The massacre came only three months after the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which prompted many people (including student survivors of the massacre) to join the fight for stricter gun-control laws . Since then, we’ve seen a few tangible steps taken across the country, from legislation to make it harder to buy guns to retailers severing ties with the NRA. But there is still much left to be done, and clearly, such violence is still occurring. Here, what you can do about gun-control . Parkland Shooting Survivors Race To Finish Yearbook Donate to these gun-control organizations. There are a number of gun-control groups that could use your donations. Everytown for Gun Safety works to prevent gun violence through raising awareness and promoting gun-control legislation. There’s also the Brady Campaign , which aims to cut gun deaths in half by 2025; the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence , which uses policy development and advocacy to prevent firearm violence; and the Giffords Law Center , which was founded by former congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was shot in 2011, and her husband Mark Kelly. These aren’t the only groups, but they are doing some truly important work. Participate in the demonstrations. On March 24, people took to the street for the March for Our Lives protests across […]

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