In too many communities across Mexico, violence has become a frightening reality of daily life.
Over the past six years, more than 60,000 people have been killed in Mexico’s drug war. And many of the guns that fuel this violence are smuggled over the U.S. border.
More than 70 percent of the weapons seized in Mexico between 2007 and 2011 and submitted for tracing came from the United States.
Courageous families all over Mexico are standing up in their own communities as part of a growing movement to end the violence.
Update: our petition to President Obama was delivered to the White House on January 14, 2013.