We all want to live free from fear of gun violence. We all want our loved ones and communities to be safe.
This is a human rights crisis, and we must act together.
Amnesty International is offering a movement of combined research, government advocacy, public education and grassroots activism to work towards a world where everyone can live free of violence and fear.
Our research shows that four critical acts could make everyone safer:
Hear from individuals directly impacted by gun violence:
We use our unique research and human rights framework to demand that leaders at the federal and state level pass laws to help prevent gun violence. Our top five advocacy priorities are:
We also use traditional international mechanisms—such as the United Nations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights—to shine a global spotlight on our government and pressure them to protect people from gun violence.