High profile shootings in the USA……
Alexandria, Virginia baseball field, June 14, 2017. 4 people wounded…
San Francisco UPS warehouse, June 14, 2017. 3 people killed, 2 wounded…
Hollywood/Fort Lauderdale Airport, Florida, January 6, 2017. 5 people killed, 6 wounded…
On an average day in the United States, 99 people killed by guns, 232 wounded….
Since 1968, more U.S. civilians have been killed by guns than all the U.S. soldiers killed in all the wars in which the United States has ever been involved…
Townville, South Carolina, September 28, 2016. 2 people killed, including shooter’s father and 6 year boy, 2 others wounded by 14 year old boy…
Burlington, Washington, September 28, 2016. 5 people killed at department store makeup counter…
Fort Myers, Florida, July 25, 2016, 2 people killed, 17 wounded…
Sniper Attacks, Dallas, Texas, July 7, 2016, 5 people killed, 7 wounded…
Pulse Nightclub, Orlando, Florida, June 12, 2016, 49 people killed, 58 wounded…
Excel Industries, Hesston, Kansas, February 25, 2016, 3 people killed, 14 wounded…
Kalamazoo, Michigan, February 20, 2016, 6 killed, 2 people wounded…
On an average day in the United States in 2015, 99 people killed by guns, 232 wounded….
Since 1968, more U.S. civilians have been killed by guns than all the U.S. soldiers killed in all the wars in which the United States has ever been involved…
Inland Regional Center, San Bernardino, California, December 2, 2015, 14 people killed, 21 wounded…
Planned Parenthood, Colorado Springs, November 27, 2015, 3 people killed, 9 wounded…
Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon, October 1, 2015, 9 people killed, 9 wounded…
Marine Corps Recruitment Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 16, 2015, 5 people killed, 2 wounded…
Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, South Carolina, June 17, 2015, 9 people killed, 1 wounded…
On an average day in the United States in 2014, 92 people killed by guns, 222 wounded…
Since 1968, more U.S. civilians have been killed by guns than all the U.S. soldiers killed in all the wars in which the United States has ever been involved…
Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Marysville, Washington, October 24, 2014, 5 people killed, 1 wounded…
University of California, Santa Barbara student mass murder, Isla Vista, California, May 23, 2014, 6 people killed, 13 wounded…
Fort Hood, Texas, April 3, 2014, 3 people killed, 12 wounded…
Rancheria Tribal Office and Community Center, Alturas, California, February 20, 2014, 4 people killed, 2 wounded…
On an average day in the United States in 2013, 92 people killed by guns, 231 wounded…
Since 1968, more U.S. civilians have been killed by guns than all the U.S. soldiers killed in all the wars in which the United States has ever been involved…
Washington Navy Yard, Washington D.C., September 16, 2013, 12 killed, 8 wounded…
Hialeah Apartment Building, Hialea, Florida, July 26, 2013, 7 killed…
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California, June 7, 2013, 6 killed, 3 wounded…
Pinewood Village Apartment, Federal Way, Washington, April 21, 2013, 5 killed…
On an average day in the United States, 92 killed, over 180 wounded…
In an average year in the United States, over 30,000 killed, over 60,000 wounded…
Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012, 20 children and 7 adults killed, 2 wounded…
Accent Signage Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 27, 2012, 7 killed, 1 wounded…
Sikh Temple, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, August 5, 2012, 7 killed, 3 wounded…
Century Movie Theater, Aurora, Colorado, July 20, 2012, 12 killed, 58 wounded…
Café Racer, Seattle, Washington, May 20, 2012, 6 killed, 1 wounded…
Oikos University, Oakland, California, April 2, 2012, 7 killed, 3 wounded…
"Pious condolences will no longer suffice…"
"Quarter measures and half measures will no longer suffice…"
"The time has now come that we must enact stringent gun control legislation…"
"…gun control legislation comparable to the legislation in force in virtually every civilized country in the world."

Senator Thomas Dodd, June 11, 1968

"Pious condolences will no longer suffice…"
"Quarter measures and half measures will no longer suffice…"
"The time has now come that we must enact stringent gun control legislation…"
"…gun control legislation comparable to the legislation in force in virtually every civilized country in the world."

Senator Thomas Dodd, June 11, 1968

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Oct 12, 2016

October 12, 2016: Superheroes Needed to Stop Gun Violence

A Message from the President of Americans Against Gun Violence October 12, 2016 Superheroes Needed to Stop Gun Violence As media outlets have focused their attention on the US presidential race, the past month has been a relatively quiet one – by US standards, at least - for gun violence in the news. On September 16, an unarmed black man was shot and killed by a white female police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A cell [...]

Aug 22, 2016

Welcome, Americans Against Gun Violence: A Message from Australian Human Rights Medal Winner Rebecca Peters

As most people know, the United States leads the industrialised world in gun violence. For example, according to data collated by the organization, GunPolicy.org, based at the University of Sydney, a person living in the US is over 50 times more likely to be murdered with a handgun than a person living in Europe or Australia. This is perhaps not surprising given that the United States leads all other nations in domestic gun production as [...]

Aug 22, 2016

August 22, 2016: It always seems impossible until it's done.

A Message from the President of Americans Against Gun Violence August 22, 2016 "It always seems impossible until it's done." Nelson Mandela At the time of my writing this message, it’s been a little over two months since the worst mass shooting in US history – the Pulse nightclub massacre on June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, in which 49 people were killed and 53 were wounded. During the past two months, the United States [...]

Aug 15, 2016

July 10, 2016 Gun Violence: “A National Disgrace”

Americans Against Gun Violence President’s Message July 10, 2016 Gun Violence: “A National Disgrace” Thanks for visiting the Americans Against Gun Violence website. I’d planned to post a new “President’s Message” once a month. But once a month isn’t often enough to stay current on the shameful epidemic of gun violence that afflicts our country. Less than a month following the horrific mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, our country is reeling [...]

Aug 12, 2016

“Take a Stand” against Gun Violence and Nuclear Weapons

AAGunV President Speaks at August Peace Event: Attendees “Take a Stand” against Gun Violence and Nuclear Weapons Americans Against Gun Violence president, Dr. Bill Durston, spoke at the annual August Peace Event in Sacramento, California on Sunday, August 7. The event is held every year to commemorate the atomic bomb attacks on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and August 9, respectively, in 1945. Dr. Durston was asked to speak at [...]

Aug 11, 2016

President’s Message July 18, 2016

A Message from the President of Americans Against Gun Violence July 18, 2016 Orlando, Dallas, and now Baton Rouge Thanks for visiting the Americans Against Gun Violence website. I’d planned to post a new “President’s Message” once a month. But once a month isn’t nearly often enough to stay current on the shameful epidemic of gun violence that afflicts our country. I posted the first President’s message on the Americans Against Gun Violence website [...]

Aug 11, 2016

President’s Message June 18, 2016

A Message from the President of Americans Against Gun Violence June 18, 2016 After Orlando – The Genesis of Americans Against Gun Violence Thank you for visiting the Americans Against Gun Violence website. I'm sure that you share the same emotions that I do - including grief, horror, and outrage - following the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, Florida in the early hours of the morning on Sunday, June 12. I hope that you also [...]