Violence Policy Center Statement on U.S. House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Policy Principles

For Release: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Washington, DC–Following release today of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force’s set of policy principles, Violence Policy Center Executive Director Josh Sugarmann issued the following statement:

“The Violence Policy Center (VPC) applauds the comprehensive set of principles put forward today by the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. The task force’s careful and deliberative approach to the problem of gun violence acknowledges that there is no one solution to this complicated issue. The tragedy in my home town of Newtown has galvanized the American public and the Violence Policy Center looks forward to working with a broad coalition of organizations and policymakers to implement the strong new laws endorsed by the House task force. These proposals will save lives and make all Americans safer in their schools, workplaces, and public spaces.”




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