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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  • Daily Bulletin: Without Red Flag Laws, Officers Go to Great Lengths to Disarm Potentially Dangerous People November 14, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Today, The Trace’s Elizabeth Van Brocklin is out with a revealing look at a practice called “scoop and run,” which could give police another tool for preventing gun deaths. To report her story, a partnership with NBC Philadelphia, Elizabeth tracked down shooting victims who were saved when cops tossed them into […]
  • Daily Bulletin: CDC Report Flags Dramatic Rise in Gun Suicides November 13, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. An eye-opening study on gun ownership in California raises contrasting takeaways about the effects of the state’s strict gun laws on its firearms owners. It also showcases the importance of government-funded research on gun issues: It was conducted by the first state-funded gun violence research lab in the country. Receive this […]
  • Most Californians Who Own ‘Assault Rifles’ Have 10+ Guns November 13, 2018
    The AR-15 has been called “America’s rifle,” a weapon emblematic of our national gun culture. But a new survey finds that in the country’s most populous state, a small contingent of hardcore collectors own the vast majority of ARs and other so-called assault rifles. The research, published by the Violence Prevention Research Center at the […]
  • Daily Bulletin: House Democrats Are Vowing to Force a Debate on Gun Reform November 12, 2018
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. A string of mass shootings was followed this weekend by bouts of the everyday gun violence that often gets less attention. But while it’s important to recognize the full scale of the problem, one journalist who has covered this beat alongside us for years makes a convincing case that the public […]