About Stop Gun Madness

Contact information

Emails answered at ted@stopgunmadness.org

The Problem

The US is awash in gun violence, yet good gun safety bills rarely pass. Why? Because the politically asute NRA barrages legislators with phone calls and email. They frighten law makers into believing they’ll lose the next election if they vote for gun-safety laws.

What We Do

We search for legislative action alerts from both gun control and gun proponent type groups throughout the country. We then we alert our subscribers to contact their legislators, based on their home state, and advocate for gun violence prevention. Email signup is here.

My Story

Donald Trump’s election propelled me into action. But what could I do? So, I picked an issue. It was to stop gun madness by fighting for better gun laws and fight the power of National Rifle Association.

I figured, most of the NRA power derives from the advocacy by their members. When told to, members contact their representatives about pending legislation. Why don’t I use this data and notify gun sensible people, but ask them to advocate in opposition to the NRA, thereby supporting gun sensible legislation.

Ted

Results

Last year, new gun regulation laws outpaced the new NRA laws by 45-13. That victory encourages all of us to do so much more this year.

Get Started

As we said, it’s pretty simple. But obviously, it only happens if we all heed the call. To sign up for our alerts, click here. And please, share our alerts with other folks. Then check back periodically to see how we’re winning.

Funding

A volunteer organization with no outside funding.

Great Research by our Partners

Company Boycotts

Drain the NRA
Spreedsheets of companies supporting and opposing the gun industry.

Gun Bills Submitted

LEAP-Forward
Descriptions of every gun bill submitted in every state.

Legislator Report Cards

LEAP-Forward.org
Legislator grades based their votes on gun bills covering all States and Congress.

Partners We Work With

National

👍Drain the NRA
We are a movement that boycotts the gun industry, its corporate partners and targets the politicians it pays off!

👍LEAP Forward
Seeks to find and promote candidates for office who understand that gun violence is a political problem that must be solved politically, and who know that when it comes to gun safety, voters deserve a clearly stated position.

👍Right to Bear Facts/Repeal Second Amendment
The goal of the Right to Bear Facts and Repeal Second Amendment is to influence the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 5-4 Heller decision of 2008 and the 5-4 McDonald decision of 2010 so that common sense gun laws can be passed.

👍Womanโ€™s March Youth Empower Coalition
A coalition of organizations coming together with a united purpose: supporting and strengthening the youth movement in the United States to enact change in the midterm elections.

Massachusetts

👍I-Rise
Indivisible-RISE Newburyport (I-RISE) is a fully registered chapter of Indivisible, the leading national Resistance organization. Our focus is on political action, following the Indivisible435 strategy to build electoral power in every one of the 435 congressional districts.

👍Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
As an umbrella organization, the Coalition brings together organizations and institutions across MA to end the epidemic of gun violence that plagues our communities and takes the lives of so many of our citizens.

Minnesota

👍Indivisible Youth
Our mission is to get students engaged in progressive politics.ย  We connect students with campaigns and organizations doing the jobs they want.ย  We currently focus on the issue of gun violence, due to the movement being student led and primarily affecting students.