Upcoming Events & News of Interest

International Smart Gun Symposium

January 21, 2016 Contact Info Ralph Fascitelli President Washington Ceasefire Ralphfascitelli@gmail.com 206-369-2612 International Smart Gun Symposium in February Attracts Leading Issue Luminaries and Developers; Builds on President Obama’s Recent Endorsement of Smart...

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Want Fewer Murders? Tax Guns and Ammo

The Daily Beast A novel approach to curbing gun crimes in Seattle looks to sidestep legal battles with the NRA. With a new national push to combat gun violence, the city of Seattle has begun to tax firearms and ammunition in an audaciously creative way to get around...

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Give ‘Smart Guns’ a Chance to Save Lives

The Daily Beast What if a gun could only be fired by its owner? Now they can—and that doesn’t please the gun lobby. This month, a 6-year-old playing “cops and robbers” shot his 3-year-old brother in the face with a gun that his father kept wrapped in pajamas on top of...

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Youth, Suicide and Firearms Symposium (and Luncheon)

Please join us for the Youth, Suicide and Firearms Symposium, where we will be looking closely at the facts about guns and youth suicide. We will have two panel discussions; one focused on the causes and risk factors for youth suicide, and the second looking at...

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