The NRA has a chokehold on Congress. But President Obama can act right now to prevent the next mass shooting by using his executive authority to expand background checks on gun sales and help stop dangerous people from getting their hands on firearms.
October 19, 2015
June 5, 2014
California may have the strongest gun laws in the nation, but the recent shooting rampage in Isla Vista reminds us that we must do even more to prevent gun violence. And now we have an opportunity to address the specific instances that led to the Isla Vista tragedy -- by making sure people at risk for violence do not have immediate access to firearms.
October 14, 2013
Governor Brown VETOED the LIFE (Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement) Act, including a bill that would have created the nation's first loophole-free assault weapons ban. He chose to put craven political considerations above the safety and well-being of California’s more than 38 million residents. Please donate so we can make sure Gov.
September 23, 2013
Key bills from the LIFE (Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement) Act sit on Gov. Brown's desk -- including a loophole-free assault weapons ban and background checks for ammunition purchases. With the stroke of a pen, he could give California the smartest, safest gun laws in the nation, but he has a poor track record when it comes to gun safety. We must convince Gov.
April 17, 2013
Four Democrats just voted against universal background checks for gun purchases. Background checks are supported by more than 90% of Americans, and three of these Senators are up for re-election in 2014. Pledge: "I won't donate a dime or lift a finger for any Democrat who opposes universal background checks -- or any party committee like the DSCC or DNC that spends money to get them elected."
April 15, 2013
On April 16th, the NRA is going to descend on the Capitol in Sacramento expecting to enjoy another day spouting lies and waving signs that depict President Obama as a dictator. Well, we've got a surprise for them. Air Courage is on the way, and it will make them face the facts. 61% of California support stronger guns laws like the LIFE (Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement) Act.
April 1, 2013
Close loopholes and make common sense reforms. Become a citizen co-sponsor of the LIFE Act. Eight bills that will make California's gun laws the safest in the nation.
March 8, 2013
Will real gun safety reform move forward, or will the Senate Judiciary Committee kill it? Please take a minute, call, and ask your Senator to support all four bills. We’ll provide the phone number and a sample script.
February 26, 2013
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee can use their majority to pass every gun safety bill onto the full Senate. Tell them NOT to back down.
February 4, 2013
Next Tuesday, President Obama will make his State of the Union address, outlining his legislative priorities. Is the assault weapons ban one of them? Ask him to say so loud and clear.