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NCADV Applauds Congress for Including Fix NICS in Omnibus Bill

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence applauds Congress for including the Fix NICS Act of 2017 in the fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending package! NCADV is proud to have been involved with bill from the beginning, leading the negotiations with other stakeholders such as law enforcement and prosecutors, and engaging with Congressional leadership offices to advocate for the inclusion of Fix NICS in the omnibus. This lifesaving bipartisan legislation will ensure that domestic violence... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, March 22, 2018

NCADV Pens Letter Urging Senate to Vote on Fix NICS Act Before Recess

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) has taken the lead on a sign on letter to Senate leadership asking them to vote on the Fix NICS Act of 2017 (“Fix NICS”), sponsored by Senators Cornyn (R-TX) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) before their upcoming recess begins on March 26th to protect victims and survivors of domestic violence from abusers with firearms. The letter is co-signed by a number of other organizations, including those representing victim advocates, law... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Thursday, March 15, 2018

Tell Your Senators to Oppose CCR and Support Fix NICS

The Senate will soon consider two bills that will have a huge impact on survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.   S.446 would make it terrifyingly easy for abusers to legally carry concealed firearms into other states when stalking their victims. S.446, the ‘Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017’ would undercut existing state and local protections for victims of domestic and dating violence -- and replace those protections with... Read More
at Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Tell Congress to Oppose HR 38 and Support HR 4434

What's Happening in Congress Right Now On WEDNESDAY, November 29th, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up two bills that will have a huge impact on survivors of domestic violence and stalking. The first bill, H.R. 38, would make it terrifyingly easy for abusers to legally carry concealed firearms into other states when stalking their victims.  H.R. 38, Representative Hudson's (R-NC-08) 'Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017' would undercut existing state and... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Monday, November 27, 2017

Tell Congress to Pass the Bipartisan Fix NICS Act

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CONGRESS RIGHT NOW The mass shooting in Sutherland Springs was a preventable tragedy. The shooter was legally prohibited from possessing a firearm, but he still passed a background check due to poor record keeping!   After years of inaction, it’s time for Congress to pass meaningful legislation to keep guns out of the hands of abusers. The gun rights activists  have said time and time again that we need to fix the National Instant Criminal... Read More
Posted by Lynn Brewer-Muse at Friday, November 17, 2017

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