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Mayor Edwin M. Lee

70 neighbors want to end gun violence in San Francisco.

Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Gun violence touches every town in America. For too long, change has been thwarted by the Washington gun lobby and by leaders who refuse to take common-sense steps that will save lives. But something is changing. More than 1.5 million mayors, moms, cops, teachers, survivors, gun owners, and everyday Americans have come together to make their own communities safer. Together, we are fighting for the changes that we know will save lives.

Everytown starts with you, and it starts in your town. Learn more about the gun violence prevention movement here - http://everytown.org/

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Dan

"After each horrific mass shooting that happens all too frequently, many Americans turn to social media to decry the nation’s lax gun regulations and the NRA’s influence on the political process. Next time you feel this way, do the minimum amount you should be doing to make sure you aren’t complicit: Make sure your own money isn’t invested in the gun industry.

A new campaign and website called Goodbye Gun Stocks makes it easy to make sure that your retirement funds and investment portfolios don’t contain stocks from gun and ammo manufacturers and retailers. It covers more than 12,000 stock funds (and Thrifty Savings Plans for federal employees) based on SEC data, which amounts to $5.9 trillion in investments. Of those assets, $17.3 billion is invested in the consumer gun industry—or 35% of U.S. stock funds. The popular Vanguard funds, for example, hold $5.9 billion in these stocks, the site says."

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Posted May 12, 2016
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Dan

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he will lead the "Safety for All" Ballot Initiative in the State of California in 2016. The Safety for All Initiative is a package of commonsense gun reforms requiring instant background checks for purchases of ammunition, strengthening background checks for gun purchases, prohibiting possession of large detachable military-style magazines, and requiring the immediate surrender of firearms for people convicted of serious and violent crimes.

Learn more: signforgood.com/safetyforallpe...

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Sign the petition to get Safety for All on the ballot!

Join our movement and help save lives by stopping gun violence.

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Posted Feb 15, 2016
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Mike McLively

Here are 5 Steps You Can Take Today to Prevent Gun Violence

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5 Steps You Can Take Today to Prevent Gun Violence in America

The spotlight fell once again on gun violence this week as President Obama unveiled new executive actions on Tuesday and…

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Posted Jan 12, 2016
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Eckhart Beatty

Nations like Canada, England, and New Zealand manage to avoid most of the tragic loss of lives associated with our gun-based culture. How do we come to terms with it? We need to discuss this difficult issues from a variety of contexts. Churches, schools, gaming companies--even Hollywood itself!--might engage constructive dialogue on removing dangerous weapons from too ready access to trigger-happy citizens and the disgruntled, unwell. How do we do this?

Might some celebrities or movie stars who have acted in movies glorifying violence bravely become role models in showing why "there is a better way" without losing face? It might be Arnold or not. Or perhaps, they could "turn a new leaf" altogether and commit to never portraying such roles again.
Let's get creative; future generations deserve better. Let's start working on it today. I have only a few ideas, but admittedly no easy answers. I'm curious to hear from others first.

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Posted Dec 14, 2015
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Dan
Dan proposed this fundraiser for to end gun violence in San Francisco.

This week we saw two more mass shootings in the United States, and this article from the New York Times shows 2015 has seen more than one mass shooting for each day of the year. www.nytimes.com/2015/12/03/us/...

Please join me in supporting the Gun Buyback in San Francisco on December 12, a partnership between United Playaz, a local grassroots organization, the Mayor's Office of SF, SFPD and many more! Attached are details for the event. Any support is appreciated towards funding the event!

To make a tax deductible donation: www.unitedplayaz.org/

Or, you may mail a check to:
United Playaz
ATTN: Rudy Corpus Jr.
1038 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94103.
Checks can be made payable to United Playaz with Gun Buyback in the memo.

For more information please contact Rudy at 415-573-6219 rudy@unitedplayaz.org

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Posted Dec 5, 2015
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Unload your investments in gun companies. Pledge to take the first step towards gun-free investing. www.unloadyour401k.com #UnloadYour401k

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Posted Mar 11, 2015
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Mar 11, 2015

Thanks for your leadership Mayor Lee!

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Dan

Inspiring post from Gabby Giffords in the NYT today - www.nytimes.com/2014/01/08/opi...

"We will seize on consensus where it exists, on solutions big or small. We will fight for every inch, because that means saving lives. I’ve seen grit overcome paralysis. My resolution today is that Congress achieve the same. How? Step by step: Enhance enforcement by passing a law making gun trafficking a serious crime with stiff penalties. Make it illegal for all stalkers and all domestic abusers to buy guns. Extend mental health resources into schools and communities, so the dangerously mentally ill find it easier to receive treatment than to buy firearms. And even as we lay the groundwork for expanding background checks, pass strong incentives for states to ensure the background-check system contains the records of the most dangerous and violent among us."

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Posted Jan 10, 2014
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Dan
Dan proposed this fundraiser for to end gun violence in San Francisco.

From Sandy Hook Promise:

Every donation up to $200,000 that we receive today will be matched dollar-for-dollar by a generous donor. So please don't wait – make your tax-deductible gift now, before midnight, and have it go twice as far.

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Posted Dec 3, 2013
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