Sunday, July 2, 2017

Google to give $2 Million to Campaign Involving Leading Gun Control Groups

Google announced plans on Friday to donate $2 million to a violence reduction campaign that includes the nation's leading gun control organizations.

The grant will be given by Google.org, an arm of the search giant that provides money and resources to nonprofit organizations, and go to the PICO LIVE FREE Campaign. That campaign focuses on reducing gun violence, especially in minority communities centered in major cities. The new initiative it's creating with the grant will involve gun control groups like Everytown for Gun Safety, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Americans for Responsible Solutions, Guns Down America, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and the Alliance for Gun Responsibility.

The money will primarily be spent to "scale up and accelerate the implementation of evidence-based gun violence prevention strategies in cities with high incidents of gun related homicides and...Read More HERE

3 comments:

  1. Nothing like pissing money away....The same groups can't support their position except by hysteria and half truths.

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  2. Since we're both using Blogspot, which is Google, and Gmail, ditto, what do we do?

    Where can we go to host our blogs? Time to start spending money?

    SiG

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    1. For now, Google seems to allow criticism. If they cross the line, I buy a domain, install Wordpress and carry on.

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