Rep. Chris Van Hollen joined a group headed by former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to call on voters to vote for candidates who back "common sense" gun control measures. The Democratic candidate for Senate made the push on Tuesday in Annapolis alongside members of the Americans for Responsible Solutions political action committee and Del. Kathleen [...]
We’re working to…
Protect Maryland's 2013 Firearms Safety Act
The Act put in place some of the strongest gun violence prevention laws in the nation, including fingerprint-based licensing for gun purchases.
Promote Handgun Purchaser Licensing
Handguns are used in 9 out of every 10 gun deaths. A licensing system helps keep handguns out of the hands of those who should not have them.
Support and Promote Quality Research
We work closely with the best gun violence researchers in the nation to determine what’s working and then spread the word.
Strengthen Gun Violence Prevention Laws
We will work to close loopholes in our current laws and make sure they are enforced.
Expand Our Work Within Communities
Too often, communities at ground zero of this epidemic are left out of the discussion. We aim to fix that.
Educate & Raise Awareness
We will work to raise awareness throughout Maryland on policies and programs to prevent gun homicide and suicide.