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Petition - Ban Assault Weapons and High Capacity Magazines Now!

PETITION BACKGROUND:  Thoughts and prayers are not enough. Americans deserve a strong response from our elected leaders. 170+ gun violence prevention groups and allies have joined the Campaign Against Assault Weapons to ban #WeaponsOfWar to keep our families and communities safe. We invite you to join our campaign by signing our petition.

Dear President Donald Trump and Members of 115th Congress:

Too many Americans are being senselessly gunned down in public spaces in towns and cities across the nation.

With easy access to military-style assault weapons and high capacity magazines, too many individuals have turned our schools, malls, concerts, movie theaters, and places of worship into a war zone filled with terror, devastation and terrible loss.

Military-style semi-automatic assault weapons are designed to efficiently kill as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time available. There is absolutely no reason for assault rifles, assault pistols, and assault shotguns to be sold on the civilian market.

Congress did not take action after Aurora, Sandy Hook, Orlando, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs and many other devastating mass shooting incidents and the scope of death and destruction caused by a man with weapons of war is growing.

Your thoughts and prayers are not enough. We demand that you act now to stop the carnage with an effective ban on the civilian use of these weapons. NOW is the time to act!

Thank you.

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Campaign Against Assault Weapons:

Say No to #WeaponsOfWar by Signing Our Petition

After the deadly mass shootings in Sandy Hook, Orlando, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs and Parkland, we are saying enough to #WeaponsOfWar! Join a broad coalition of 180 organizations on a #CampaignAgainstAssaultWeapons. Please say NO to #WeaponsOfWar by signing our petition to ask Donald Trump and the Members of 115th Congress to pass a civilian ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. 

Click HERE for more information on assault weapons from the Violence Policy Center and learn more about Senator Diane Feinstein's federal assault weapons ban legislation HERE


A New Routine for America
All Saints Church Pasadena Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church
American Federation of Teachers
Amnesty International USA
Anna's Place: A Franciscan Hospitality Center
Arizonans for Gun Safety
Art = Ammo, Artists Against Gun Violence
Battle Born Progress
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence united with Million Mom March
Brave New Films
Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition
Broader Representation Advocacy Team- Political Action Committee (BRAT-PAC)
Californians For Gun Safety
Campaign to Unload
Ceasefire Oregon
CeaseFire Pennsylvania
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church
Central Lutheran Church
Chicago's Citizens for Change, Inc.
Childrens Firearm Safety Alliance
Coalition Against Gun Violence, a Santa Barbara County Coalition
Coalition for Peace Action
Coalition of Nebraskans Against Gun Violence
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
CODEPINK Women for Peace
Colorado Ceasefire
Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence
Concert Across America to End Gun Violence
Congregation Kol Ami
Connecticut Against Gun Violence
Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence
Democracy for America
Disarm Hate
Doctors for America
Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt, NY
Dominican Sisters of Peace
End the Madness
Episcopal Peace Fellowship
Equality California
Equality Florida
Every Child Matters
Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence
Felician Sisters of Livonia
First Church
Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Franciscan Action Network
Franciscan Peace Center
Franciscan Sisters
Franciscan Sisters of Mary
Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph
Franciscan Sisters of the Poor
Friends Against Violence Everywhere (FAVE)
GAYS against GUNS
Gays Not Guns
Georgetown Against Gun Violence
Georgia Alliance for Social Justice
Georgians for Gun Safety
Global Exchange
Grandmothers Against Gun Violence - Cape Cod
Grandparents Against Gun Violence (MO)
Greenwich Council Against Gun Violence
Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart
Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah
Gunsense Vermont
Hands Up for Gun Safety (HUGS)
Hawaii Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Healing 4 Our Families & Our Nation
Heeding God's Call
Herndon-Reston Alliance To End Gun Violence
Holman United Methodist Church
Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence
Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence
International Health & Epidemiology Research Center
Iowans for Gun Safety
Jessi's Message
Jewish Women International (JWI)
Joint Action Committee
JPIC Office of the Wheaton Franciscans
Justice, peace and integrity for creation committee
Latin America Working Group Education Fund
League of Women Voters of Florida
Louisiana Violence Reduction Coalition
MA Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
March For Racial Justice #M4RJ
Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence
Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Michigan Gun Violence Prevention Caucus
Mike the Gun Guy
Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought
Mountain View United Church Civic Action
Mt. Vernon Unitarian Church
National Action Network
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Council of Jewish Women
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Education Association
National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund
National Medical Council on Gun Violence
National Physicians Alliance
National Women's Law Center
New Castle Promise
New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
Newtown Action Alliance
North Carolina Council of Churches
North Carolinians Against Gun Violence Education Fund
Northwest Corner Committee for Gun Violence Prevention  
Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence
Oklahoma Gun Sense
One Pulse for America
Pacem in Terris-Delaware
People Demanding Action
Physicians for the Prevention of Gun Violence
Pride Fund to End Gun Violence
Progressive Congress Action Fund
Project End Gun Violence
Protect Minnesota
Protest Easy Guns
Psychiatrists for Gun Violence Prevention
Rabbis Against Gun Violence
Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association
Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence
Safe Campus Colorado
Safe Tennessee Project
San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention
Silent March
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, PA
Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities
Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, OH
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Albany Province, NY
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, LA Province
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St Louis, MO
Sisters of St. Joseph, St Paul, MN
Sravasti Abbey
St. Mark's Episcopal Church Capitol Hill DC
St. Sabina's Church
States United to Prevent Gun Violence
Step Up, Step Out: End the Culture of Violence, a ministry of Asylum Hill Congregational Church
Stop Handgun Violence
Stop Killing Innocent People (SKIP)
Stop the Violence Coalition, Buffalo, NY
Stop the Violence Prayer Chain, Wilm. DE
Survivors Empowered
Survivors Lead
Team 26
Temple Micah Gun Violence Prevention Group
The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
The Connecticut Effect
The ENOUGH Campaign
The Greater Phoenix Million Mom March
The Washington office on Latin America
Theodore Parker Church UU Social Action Committee
Union for Reform Judaism
Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey
Violence Policy Center
Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles
Virginia Center for Public Safety
Virginia Gun Violence Prevention Coalition
Vision Quilt
Washing Ceasefire Foundation
Washington Ceasefire
We The People For Sensible Gun Laws
Wheaton Franciscans
Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort Ed Fund
Women Against Gun Violence
Women Against the Violence Epidemic (WAVE)
Women's March
Women's Voices Raised for Social Justice, St. Louis, MO

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