We’re working to reduce gun violence in Maryland through evidence-based solutions.
The Act put in place some of the strongest gun violence prevention laws in the nation, including fingerprint-based licensing for gun purchases.
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.
We work closely with the best gun violence researchers in the nation to determine what’s working and then spread the word.
We will work to close loopholes in our current laws and make sure they are enforced.
Too often, communities at ground zero of this epidemic are left out of the discussion. We aim to fix that.
We will work to raise awareness throughout Maryland on policies and programs to prevent gun homicide and suicide.
Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence is proud to be a part of the Maryland Violence Prevention Coalition. MVPC is a coalition of organizations with a joint mission of reducing violence and improving living conditions in underserved Maryland communities. Using a community-led approach, we seek to empower the voices often neglected and educate elected officials and the public about urgent community needs.