Standing Together For Gun Safety

Standing Together for Gun Safety

We are tired of watching gun violence cut short the lives of students and educators.  Elected officials must take action NOW.

Contact Michigan Lawmakers Today

Contact your lawmakers and the chairs of committees where gun safety legislation is languishing in the Michigan Legislature and call for action.

Join the Protect Our Schools Action Team

We need your help. Join a growing group of educators who are committed to taking action to protect our students and colleagues. Sign up today for the Protect Our Schools Action Team.

New Polling Shows Broad, Bipartisan Support for Gun Safety Measures

EPIC-MRA: New Poll on Gun Safety Issues and Proposals

MEA President Paula Herbart in The Detroit News: No excuse for lawmakers to oppose popular and reasonable gun safety laws

State Board President and Superintendent in Bridge Michigan: What is Michigan’s legislature doing to prevent another Oxford?

Elect Friends of Public Education

Decisions about how to keep our schools safe are made by elected officials — make your vote count by supporting friends of public education. Learn more in our Political Action section (members-only log in required).

Michigan Gun-Safety Ranking from Everytown for Gun Safety

Michigan is in the middle of the pack in both its gun law strength and its gun violence rate, and does not have a recent track record of passing meaningful gun safety legislation. Learn more.

A Plan to Keep Students Safe

School is the last place where kids should have to worry about gun violence. Our children deserve better. Our country deserves better. Learn more from Everytown for Gun Safety about how to stop shootings and gun violence in schools.


From MEA on Gun Safety

Gun Safety Legislation Introduced in the Michigan Legislature

MEA Members Support Rational Gun Safety Reform in the Wake of School Shootings

MEA Voice: Students Organize Marches Across U.S.: ‘Enough is enough – we demand change’

MEA Voice Letter to the Members: Where we stand on gun safety

MEA President Paula Herbart in The Detroit News: We must stop watching and start acting to protect our kids

Message from MEA President Paula Herbart about the Texas shooting

#OxfordStrong – MEA Coverage of the Oxford tragedy


Other Resources:

Everytown for Gun Safety’s BE SMART Gun Safety Framework

National “Protect Our Schools” Resources