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New Toolkit Released to Help Local and State Leaders Protect Women from Gun Violence

firearms and dvAmericans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired combat veteran and NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, and the National Domestic Violence Hotline today announced a new report and toolkit, Saving Women’s Lives, to serve as a resource for state and local leaders to adopt best practices that will help protect domestic violence victims from gun violence.

In conjunction with release of the toolkit, ARS Co-Founder Gabrielle Giffords also announced the #ProtectAllWomen campaign urging women at state and local levels to work with leaders on the ground and encourage them to use the toolkit and resources to strengthen laws that keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and stalkers. The campaign will include targeted digital outreach and leadership training  around the country.

Read the full press release and download the toolkit here.