The creative community is committed to helping erase the scourge of gun violence in America, which claims an average of 100 lives every day.
That’s why Everytown for Gun Safety, in partnership with founding chair Julianne Moore, established the Everytown Creative Council in 2015 – joining forces to amplify the movement to end gun violence in this country.
This group of actors, directors, musicians, artists, designers, producers, and writers, along with other partners and allies in the entertainment industry, believes there are many common sense steps we can – and must – take to help save American lives from gun violence while respecting the Second Amendment including:
- Ensuring guns are not in the hands of people with dangerous histories – including convicted felons, domestic abusers, stalkers, and people with dangerous mental illness.
- Storing guns safely, unloaded and out of the reach of children.
- Keeping guns out of places where they shouldn’t be carried like schools, bars, colleges, and airports.
Above all, this group use their communications skills and the power of culture to galvanize Americans in the gun violence prevention movement. Below are just a few ways this group has contributed to the movement: