Where Illegal Guns Come From
Where Illegal Guns Come From

Illegal guns come from every part of our state. Are you still committed to stopping them? Add your name today.  

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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  • How Many Assault Weapons Do Americans Own? September 22, 2018
    Assault weapons loom large in the American gun debate. To their foes, they are the tool of mass murderers, made infamous at Sandy Hook, San Bernardino, Las Vegas, and Parkland. To their fans, guns like the AR-15 are versatile, customizable, and uniquely fun to shoot. So it’s reasonable to wonder: How many assault-style rifles do […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Third Workplace Shooting in 24 Hours Leaves Three Dead, Several Injured September 21, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. In what by one count was the 262nd mass shooting of 2018, a woman killed multiple people and injured several more at a drug store distribution center in Maryland. We have the latest on the deadly incident, plus more news on gun violence in America, below. Receive this daily news briefing […]
  • NRA Membership Dues Tumbled Last Year September 20, 2018
    The National Rifle Association suffered a sharp decline in membership dues last year despite a historic fee hike, according to financial statements made public Wednesday. The statements, covering the NRA’s operations in 2017 and obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics, also showed a substantial decline in total revenue and a drop in the NRA’s […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Why 3D-Printed-Gun Activist Cody Wilson Could Be Barred From Gun Possession September 20, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Another American workday ended in horror as gunmen injured seven in separate rampages at a Wisconsin office building and a Pennsylvania courthouse. Plus, the man behind a notorious 3D-printed-gun company is facing felony charges for sex with a minor — and could lose his gun rights. Those stories and more, below. […]