Learn the facts about gun violence and policies that could save lives in Wisconsin.
4.5 million women alive today (2018) have been threatened with a gun by an intimate partner.
More than half of all intimate partner homicides are committed with a gun.
Evidence shows that requiring background checks on all gun sales would help prevent gun violence in Wisconsin.
ERPO (aka Red Flag law) temporarily prohibits an at-risk person from purchasing or possessing a gun. ERPOs effectively prevent suicides and mass shootings.
Removing access to lethal means is particularly effective in preventing suicides, and guns are the most lethal means. Suicide by gun is preventable.
Every year in Wisconsin, nearly 600 children and adults are killed with guns, leaving families and communities devastated. Strong research and compelling evidence prove that we can prevent these tragedies. The nearly 70,000 WAVE Ed Fund supporters shown on this map urge our elected officials to put the safety of our families and communities first…