Where Illegal Guns Come From
Where Illegal Guns Come From

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Illinois Gun Violence Prevention Coalition


Protecting our children, families and communities from gun violence

The Illinois Gun Violence Prevention Coalition (ILGVP) advocates for common sense, evidence-based gun violence prevention measures that will save lives in Illinois.

The Coalition achieves this mission through building grassroots outreach, supporting legislative policies to reduce easy access to firearms, and working in partnership with key stakeholders, including faith and community groups, families and survivors of gun violence, law enforcement, and elected officials to end the gun violence crisis in Illinois.

Call Governor Rauner

We make it easy to call the Governor. Direct contact from voters is one the best way to drive our leaders to take action!


Email Governor Rauner

It’s quick and easy to message to your Governor. Emails from you let our leaders know Illinoisans are serious about common sense gun violence prevention measures.


File a Witness Slip

Witness slips are an important but often overlooked part of the legislative process. Learn more about how you can make an impact with witness slips.




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  • In Much of the Country, Cities Can’t Enact Their Own Gun Laws December 08, 2018
    Days after 11 worshippers were gunned down by an anti-Semite wielding an AR-15 at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto urged the City Council to pass new laws regulating access to high-powered weapons. This week, Peduto followed up his plea with emails to dozens of mayors across the country urging them to do the […]
  • Daily Bulletin: The U.S. Murder Rate Is On Pace For a Notable Decrease This Year December 07, 2018
    Happy Friday, Bulletin readers. To report his latest investigation into the National Rifle Association, Mike Spies dug through more than 1,000 FCC and FEC documents. The story those records reveal leads your end-of-week briefing. Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. WHAT TO KNOW TODAY NEW from THE TRACE: Documents […]
  • Documents Point to Illegal Campaign Coordination Between Trump and NRA December 06, 2018
    The National Rifle Association spent $30 million to help elect Donald Trump — more than any other independent conservative group. Most of that sum went toward television advertising, but a political message loses its power if it fails to reach the right audience at the right time. For the complex and consequential task of placing […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Newly Empowered House Democrats Will Push for Universal Background Checks in 2019 December 06, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. In today’s roundup: A longtime GOP operative with ties to the NRA could be the first American to face an espionage charge related to the Russia investigation. Gun violence is cutting down life expectancy, especially for black Americans. And House Democrats signal that they will push for an aggressive universal background […]