Chicago: 50 People Were Shot, Nine Fatally, In 45 Separate Shooting Incidents


CHICAGO (September 21, 2021)--More than 50 people were shot, nine fatally, in 45 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, according to the Chicago Police Department. According to police, those incidents included a pair of double homicides on the West and South sides, and multiple drive-by…

Nine Republican Members of Congress Wrote Majority Leader Letter Objecting To David Chipman’s Nomination To Lead AFT


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 9, 2021)--- nine Republican e Members of the House of Representatives wrote Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer a letter pointing out the how David Chipman is unfit to lead the AFT.  President Joe Biden's nominated David Chipman to be Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco…

Justice Department Announces Expansion of Firearms Technical Assistance Project to Strengthen Community Response to Domestic Violence Incidents Involving Firearms


CITY OF WASHINGTON (August 13, 2021)---the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced the expansion of its Firearms Technical Assistance Project (FTAP) to help communities across the country reduce domestic violence homicides and injuries committed with firearms. OVW will award an estimated $6 million for up…

Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gun Crime and Ensure Public Safety


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 23, 2021)---President Biden believes that the surge in gun violence that has affected communities across the country over the last year and a half is unacceptable, and his Administration is moving decisively to act with a whole-of-government approach as we enter the summer months when cities…