Guns in America: More Information, Resources, How to Help

Resources on gun laws, safety, and how to help communities facing gun violence.

ByABC News
April 7, 2009, 11:55 AM

April 8, 2009— -- Learn more about guns in the home, gun violence and policy and how to help the people features in the "20/20" special "If I Only Had a Gun."

Damon Weaver reported on his hometown of Pahokee, Fla., a community torn by gang violence.

Street Beat: Street Beat provides a message of hope and self-determination through the challenging programs of its studios such as dance, music and drama. Street Beat enables young people to develop the life skills necessary to succeed at school, within the family and at the community and job level.

Phone: 561-993-9916

Omar Samaha's sister was killed in the Virginia Tech school shooting.

Protest Easy Guns: This group works to promote stricter gun laws and supports background checks for gun purchases and keeping guns out of the hands of criminals, dangerous individuals, and people not capable of handling a gun responsibly.

New Jersey Firearms Academy: This shooting range and school teaches young people about gun safety and offers a wide range of other training up to and including law enforcement training.