After two mass shootings less than a week apart in Atlanta and Boulder, Colorado, left a total of 18 people dead in March 2021, President Joe Biden called on Congress to “immediately pass” legislation to crack down on gun violence. Biden backed bills to ban assault-style weapons and to expand background checks.
The Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA or GCA68) is a U.S. federal law that regulates the firearms industry and firearms ownership. Due to constitutional limitations, the Act is primarily based on regulating interstate commerce in firearms by generally prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except by manufacturers, dealers and importers licensed under a scheme set up under the Act.
The NRA School Shield program has a singular mission: to protect our children. Recognizing that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to school security, the NRA School Shield program is committed to addressing the many facets of school security including best practices in security infrastructure, technology, personnel, training, and policy.
Students for Concealed Carry on Campus is a national, non-partisan, grassroots organization advocating that holders of state-issued concealed handgun licenses should be allowed the same measure of personal protection on college campuses that current laws afford them virtually everywhere else.
Wear Orange has expanded to a period of three days each year: National Gun Violence Awareness Day (the first Friday in June) and Wear Orange Weekend (the accompanying weekend). This year, Wear Orange will take place from June 3-5, 2022.