Guns pose a grave threat to students and teachers.
Support strong public schools by taking these actions today!
Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-CT), the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, and Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), introduced identical resolutions (H. Res. 231/S. Res. 110) saying federal funds should NOT be used to train or arm educators.
A March 2018 Gallup poll that found 73% of our teachers do NOT want to carry guns in school. Email your members of Congress and tell them to cosponsor and support H. Res. 231 and S. Res. 110.
Expanding background checks to close gun sales loopholes is a first step to keeping schools and communities safe from gun violence. Firearms are the leading cause of death for African American children and the second leading cause of death for all American children.
We need to do more to keep guns away from people who will use them to cause harm. Email your senators and urge them to support the Background Check Expansion Act.
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