ADVOCATING FOR COMMON SENSE POLICIES
TO PREVENT VIOLENCE.

GUN VIOLENCE IN GEORGIA IS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS.

Georgia has some of the highest levels of gun-related violence in the country,
and it has taken a devastating toll on our communities. At a minimum, we need to do more to understand the risks and impact on public health.

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Contact Lawmakers to stand against suppression
of voting rights

Instead of focusing on much needed relief in the midst of the pandemic, our legislators under the Georgia Dome are advancing harmful legislation that would make it harder for all of us, but particularly our Black and Brown neighbors, to vote.

In our democracy, we have the right to choose our elected officials. Click below to contact your legislators and urge them to stop legislation aimed at voter suppression.

FACT:
We have more gun violence

Gun-related deaths in Georgia are 25 percent higher than the national average.

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Georgia Hate Crimes Bill Becomes law

The Georgia Coalition for Safe Communities (GCSC) applauds state legislators for approving HB 426, a bipartisan hate crimes law that holds individuals and groups accountable for crimes motivated by bigotry and hatred.

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