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.




Together we can
end gun violence



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    The National Rifle Association has turned to one of the most powerful conservative law firms in Washington to advance its lawsuit against a former business partner after its original counsel received an embarrassing dressing-down for an ethical lapse. The NRA recently hired the law firm Cooper & Kirk in its ongoing suit against Lockton Affinity, […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Gun Policy is the Third Most Important Issue for Midterm Voters, a Survey Finds October 19, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Every election season, the NRA assigns letter grades to thousands of candidates in state and federal races nationwide. We rounded up the scores, and found a surge in Republicans docked for breaking ranks. Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. WHAT TO KNOW TODAY NEW from […]
  • NRA Goes on Downgrade Spree in the Wake of GOP Defections October 18, 2018
    The National Rifle Association has downgraded its ratings of 15 Republicans in federal and statewide races this election cycle, according to a Trace analysis of the gun group’s 2018 candidate ratings. That’s a sharp increase over previous cycles, indicating that while the NRA maintains a tight grip on the GOP, more Republican candidates are willing […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Advertisers Continue to Shun a Fox News Show, Months After Teen Activists’ Boycott October 18, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. In today’s briefing: New research measures the lives lost after Florida enacted “stand your ground,” its robust self-defense law. Support for gun regulation remains near a two-decade high despite a dip. And a sustained loss of advertising for a Fox News program shows the power of activist-led boycotts.  Receive this daily […]