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Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST
President Obama proposed a series of executive actions to help keep our kids and communities safe, and put forward a set of commonsense proposals for Congress to consider that can make a real difference in protecting our citizens from gun violence. But they are only going to act on them if they hear from the American people.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 5:44 PM EST
Thousands of Chicago children are now living in neighborhoods where a funeral for a teenager is considered unfortunate, but not unusual; where wandering onto the wrong block or even just standing on your own front porch can mean putting yourself at risk. This needs to change.
Posted byon April 10, 2013 at 12:21 PM EST
President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget includes a critical $205 million investment in programs to help identify mental health concerns early, improve access to mental health services and support safer school environments, and invests $30 million in tools and research that will expand our understanding of gun violence prevention, including key mental health issues.
Posted byon April 8, 2013 at 7:05 PM EST
President Obama today told families of the children and teachers who died at Sandy Hook Elementary that we have not forgotten our promise to help prevent future tragedies and reduce gun violence in our country.
Posted byon April 8, 2013 at 10:26 AM EST
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Americans are urged to support survivors to continue the progress towards addressing sexual assault.
Posted byon April 5, 2013 at 3:42 PM EST
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon April 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM EST
In the fourth installment of "Being Biden," the Vice President tells the story behind a photo taken with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton backstage at the Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards.
Posted byon April 3, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
President Obama asks the American people to continue calling on Congress to vote on a set of common-sense proposals to help reduce gun violence, including closing loopholes in the background check system to keep guns out of the hands criminals and others who should not have access to them.
Posted byon April 3, 2013 at 10:41 AM EST
Golden, Colorado Mayor Marjorie Sloan shares her thoughts on gun safety and President Obama's trip to Colorado.
Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 1:22 PM EST
National Drug Policy Director, R. Gil Kerlikowske, reflects on his recent trip to Newtown, where he met with a drug free communities coalition dedicated to reducing substance abuse.