A few days after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, people in Florida and beyond are looking for ways to help.
Here are some suggestions: 1.
Pay a visit to the Orlando area and see the damage that has been wrought.
Help the victims’ families and friends in their time of need.
Volunteer at a local homeless shelter.
Take time to read the local news.
Call your state representative to ask about the need for the Second Amendment in your state.
Attend a gun show or gun show-style event.
Write a letter to your representative, saying you are going to visit your representative’s district in support of gun safety legislation.
Send a photo of your loved one to the local media outlets.
Attend the local gun show.
Call the FBI.
Volunteer with the FBI’s National Shooting Sports Foundation.
Visit a gun range.
Attend an NRA gun safety class.
Write to your local school board to ask them to ban assault weapons and other high-capacity magazines.
Join a local chapter of the NRA.
Attend gun safety classes at your local shooting range.
Join an NRA-ILA membership group.
Join the NRA’s local chapter.
Contact the FBI and ask them if they can help locate the gunman responsible for the Orlando mass shooting.
Write an open letter to the editor in the local newspaper, asking why Orlando is not the next major city to ban guns.
Contact your local police department to report an active shooter.
Contact a representative from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).
Attend local law enforcement training courses.
Attend any public safety forum.
Visit local churches.
Attend your local gun shop to learn about firearms safety and how to safely handle them.
Attend Gun Control Awareness Week in your community.
Attend Black History Month events.
Attend events and rallies in support and against gun control.
Call an NRA member of Congress and ask him or her to join you in asking Congress to enact universal background checks for gun sales.
Write your congressman to urge them to vote for gun control legislation.
Visit the local Walmart to shop for firearms and other supplies.
Join your local sheriff’s department.
Attend community meetings.
Attend NRA events.
Call a local media outlet and ask if you can write a letter asking them to cover your story.
Attend one of the many gun shows that are taking place in the Orlando region.
Attend public meetings on gun safety.
Participate in any NRA educational seminars.
Attend free NRA seminars.
Attend other gun safety education events in your area.
Attend training courses at your favorite gun range and learn about how to handle firearms safely.
Attend another NRA-sponsored event.
Attend rallies and marches in support or against gun laws.
Attend or host any NRA event.
Volunteer as a volunteer for your local community.
Become a local gun safety volunteer.
Join any local gun rights group.
Join other gun rights groups to fight gun control efforts in your town.
Support the Second Ammendment Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides information, information and training on gun rights.
Volunteer in support efforts by local gun owners.
Become an NRA delegate to the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Become your local NRA representative.
Write letters to your elected officials, including your state representatives, asking them what they need to do to enact gun safety laws in their district.
Attend at least one NRA-approved gun safety forum in your district.
Volunteer to help a family member, friend, neighbor, or neighbor of a shooting victim.
Participating in a shooting prevention awareness campaign or meeting to increase awareness.
Become involved in any local effort to educate the public about gun safety and gun control laws.
Become one of thousands of gun owners who have a social media account or who follow other gun owners on social media.
Call on your local media to report on gun violence in your neighborhood.
Participat your local or state legislature to support gun control measures.
Attend school board meetings and other public meetings.
Attend government meetings.
Participare in any non-partisan, nonpartisan gun control or gun safety advocacy campaign.
Volunteer for a nonprofit gun safety organization.
Attend, volunteer or participate in a gun safety program at your church.
Attend private schools, colleges, universities, or other public schools.
Attend professional, trade, and technical meetings.
Volunteer and attend a national gun safety conference.
Attend and participate in any national gun control conference or other gun control events.
Attend state legislative meetings