On Election Day, Washington, California and Nevada all voted to strengthen gun control measures in the wake of Congress’ unwillingness to improve gun safety.
Four gun control measures failed to pass the 60-vote threshold necessary to move forward in the U.S. Senate this week. Each vote was largely along party lines, and further demonstrated the unwillingness of the chamber to challenge the gun lobby.
It is not possible to discuss domestic violence and violence against women without talking about reforming our gun control laws here in the United States.
For many victims of domestic violence, whether their abusive partner has a gun or not is a question of life or death.