Promoting Safer Families and Safer Communities
The National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center
Safer Families, Safer Communities, a project of the new National Domestic Violence and Firearms Resource Center, supports comprehensive implementation and enforcement of domestic violence firearm prohibitions at all levels of government. By providing information, as well as community-based strategies and examples, this project seeks to prevent domestic violence-related homicide in our families and communities.
Explore this site to learn more about how to improve your community’s response to domestic violence-related gun violence.
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