NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS WITH ANTI-GUN POLICIES
The following organizations have lent monetary, grassroots or some other type of direct support to anti-gunorganizations. In many instances, these organizations lent their name in support of specific campaigns to pass anti- gun legislation such as the HCI "Campaign to Protect Sane Gun Laws." Many of these organizations were listed as"Campaign Partners," for having pledged to fight any efforts to repeal the Brady Act and the Clinton "assault weapons" ban. All have officially endorsed anti-gun positions
AARPAFL-CIOAmbulatory Pediatric AssociationAmerican Academy of PediatricsAmerican Civil Liberties UnionAmerican Academy of Ambulatory Care NursingAmerican Medical Women`s AssociationAmerican Medical Student AssociationAmerican Medical AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican Association for the Surgery of TraumaAmerican Trauma SocietyAmerican Federation of TeachersAmerican Association of School AdministratorsAmerican Alliance for Rights and ResponsibilitiesAmerican Medical AssociationAmerican Counseling AssociationAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryAmerican Academy of PediatricsAmerican Association for World HealthAmerican Ethical UnionAmerican Nurses AssociationAmerican Association of Neurological SurgeonsAmerican Association of Family & Consumer SciencesAmerican Firearms AssociationAmerican Jewish CommitteeAmerican Psychological AssociationAmerican Jewish CongressAmerican Public Health AssociationAmericans for Democratic ActionAnti-Defamation LeagueBlack Mental Health AllianceB`nai B`rithCentral Conference of American RabbisChildren`s Defense FundChurch of the BrethrenCoalition for Peace ActionCoalition to Stop Gun ViolenceCollege Democrats of AmericaCommittee To Study of Handgun Misuse & World PeaceCommon CauseCongress of National Black Churches, Inc.Congress of Neurological SurgeonsConsumer Federation of AmericaCouncil of the Great City SchoolsCouncil of Chief State School OfficersDehere FoundationDisarm Educational FundEnvironmental Action FoundationEpiscopal Church-Washington OfficeFlorence and John Shumann FoundationFriends Committee on National LegislationGeneral Federation of Women`s ClubsGeorge Gund FunGray PanthersH.M. Strong FoundationHadassahHarris FoundationHechinger FoundationInterfaith NeighborsInt`l Ladies` Garment Workers` UnionInt`l Association of Educators for World PeaceJewish Labor CommitteeJoyce FoundationLauder FoundationLawrence FoundationLeague of Women Voters of the United States*Lutheran Office for Governmental AffairsManhattan Project IIMennonite Central Committee-Washington Office National Safe Kids Campaign National Association of Police Organizations National Coalition Against Domestic Violence National Black Nurses` Association National Association of Chain Drug Stores National Network for Youth National Assembly of Voluntary Health & Social Welfare National Association - Advancement of Colored People National Association of School Psychologists National Association of Counties* National Association Pediatric Nurses & Practitioners National Association of School Safety National Education Association National Association of Elementary School Principals* National Association of Public Hospitals National Coalition Against Domestic Violence National Association of Secondary School Principals National Association of Social Workers National Association of Children`s Hospitals National Association of School Psychologists National Council of La Raza National Center to Rehabilitate Violent Youth National Commission Economic Conv. & Disarmament National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA National Council of Negro Women National Association of Community Health Centers National People`s Action National Education Association* National League of Cities National Catholic Social Justice Lobby National Council on Family Relations National Council of Jewish Women National Organization for Women National Political Congress of Black Women National Parks and Conservation Association National Peace Foundation National Urban League, Inc. National Parent, Teachers Association* National Urban Coalition National SAFE KIDS Campaign National Organization on Disability National Spinal Cord Injury AssociationOrtenberg FoundationPeace ActionPeople for the American WayPhysicians for Social ResponsibilityPolice FoundationProject on Demilitarization and DemocracyPublic CitizenSaferWorldSociety of Critical Care MedicineSouthern Christian Leadership ConferenceThe Council of the Great City SchoolsThe Synergetic Society20/20 VisionU.S. Catholic Conference, Dept. of Social DevelopmentUnion of American Hebrew CongregationsUnitarian Universalist AssociationUnited States Catholic ConferenceUnited Methodist Church, General Board Church SocietyUnited Church of Christ, Office for Church in Society*United States Conference of MayorsWar and Peace FoundationWomen Strike for PeaceWomen`s National Democratic ClubWomen`s Action for New Directions (WAND)Women`s Int`l League for Peace and FreedomWorld Spiritual Assembly, Inc.YWCA of the U.S.A.
*National organization endorses federallegislation.
JOURNALISTS WHOACTIVELY EDITORIALIZEIN FAVOR OF GUNCONTROL LAWS:
Steve Benson - CartoonistTony Auth - CartoonistJim Borgman - CartoonistJimmy Breslin - ColumnistStuart Carlson - CartoonistMarie Cocco - ColumnistE.J. Dionne Jr. - ColumnistBonnie Erbe - ColumnistTom Fiedler - ColumnistMichael Gartner - ColumnistMark Genrich - ColumnistJames Glassman - Editor Bob Herbert - ColumnistBill Johnson - ColumnistDonald Kaul - ColumnistMike Lane - CartoonistLeonard Larson - ColumnistMike Luckovich - CartoonistJimmy Margulies - CartoonistDeborah Mathis - ColumnistColman McCarthy - ColumnistJim Morin - CartoonistTom Oliphant - ColumnistMike Peters - CartoonistRobert Reno - ColumnistFrank Rich - ColumnistCindy Richards - ColumnistKevin Siers - CartoonistEd Stein - CartoonistTom Teepen - Editor Tim Toles - CartoonistGarry Trudeau - CartoonistCynthia Tucker - ColumnistSteve Twomey - ColumnistSteve Villano - ColumnistAdrienne Washington - ColumnistDon Wright - Cartoonist
Following includes the most prominent national corporations that have lent their corporate support to guncontrol initiatives or taken position supporting guncontrol.
A & M RecordsAmerican Century CompaniesAmerican Multi Cinemas Entertainment, Inc.Argosy CasinoBen & Jerry`s Homemade, Inc.BJC Health SystemsBlue Cross Blue Shield - Kansas CityBrooks InvestmentsCarter Hawley Hale Stores, Inc.Crown Central Petroleum Corp.Development Specialists - ChicagoEarthgrainsGeneral AmericanHallmark CardsHealth MidwestICN BiomedicalsJames B.Nutter Co.Kansas City ChiefsKansas City RoyalsKenneth ColeLamar Advertising CompanyLevi Strauss & Co.Mallinckrodt, Inc. - St. LouisMichael Douglas FoundationMNC Financial, Inc.Sara Lee Corporation & FoundationSilver Dollar CitySite Oil CompanySouthland CorporationSouthwestern Bell TelephoneSport & Health, Inc.Sprint Corp PACSSM Health System - St. LouisSt. Louis RamsSt. Louis UniversityStoneyfield Farms YogurtSverdrup Corp.Time Warner Inc.TMP Worldwide/Monster.ComUnity Health - St. LouisWorking Assets