VPTF

(redirected from Violence Prevention Task Force)
AcronymDefinition
VPTFViolence Prevention Task Force (Partners for a Healthier Community; Fall River, MA)
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Mike Thompson, D-Calif., a Vietnam veteran and gun owner who chairs the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, introduced a measure that permits police to obtain gun-removal warrants from judges.
One group of wonks, terrified that the public might get what it wanted, formed a violence prevention task force whose sole purpose seemed to be churning out ideas the public would not support.
Underwood is a member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. During the meeting, Underwood will hear from Mom's Demand Action, March for Our Lives, local elected officials, and a survivor of the mass shooting at Northern Illinois University.
Mike Thompson, D-Calif., who leads the congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.
Before that, on March 12, he joined Democratic Congressmen Ro Khanna and Mike Thompson - chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force - and students from throughout the South Bay during a town hall at Newark Memorial High School to discuss gun violence in schools and applauded the efforts of youth nationwide.
Dickey, who lost his seat in 2000, wrote to the chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, on Tuesday, saying: "Research could have been continued on gun violence without infringing on the rights of gun owners, in the same fashion that the highway industry continued its research without eliminating the automobile."
In 1996, the ASHA President convened the National Injury and Violence Prevention Task Force to accomplish several objectives.
We were even invited to give feedback to Vice President Biden's Gun Violence Prevention Task Force.
The proposals are based on the findings of Vice President Joe Biden's gun violence prevention task force, which has spent the last month meeting with gun control advocates and opponents.
Both policies are expected to be included in a package of proposals that will be released by Vice President Joe Biden's gun violence prevention task force this week.
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