We often say that gun violence is a uniquely American epidemic. It’s also uniquely complex. Saving lives requires innovation, and it requires a range of solutions tailored to each facet of the gun violence crisis, from school shootings to gun suicide to community violence. Here are just some of the strategies, stories, and perspectives we’ve gathered in the course of our fight for a safer future.

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Over 40,000 Americans lose their lives to gun violence every year. In communities, courts, and ballot boxes nationwide, Giffords fights to save lives from gun violence. Will you join us?