Gun Owner Advisory Board

Is gun ownership important to you? 

Do you think that gun-related injuries, like suicides and accidents, are preventable? 

Do you have opinions about how gun-related injury could be prevented in ways that do not infringe on Americans’ rights?

If you answered YES to any of the questions, we want you!

Join the Project GRIP Gun Owner Advisory Board

Gun-related injury, like suicides and accidents, are major problems in the Gulf Coast Region. Gun-related injury affects middle-aged and older White men more than any other group. We need your help and advice.

University of South Alabama faculty researchers have received a $1.8 million federal grant to collaborate with gun owners in devising strategies to reduce injury and death. The Project GRIP (gun-related injury prevention) research team is working to understand people’s attitudes, behaviors, and practices around guns. If we understand how people think about and use guns, we can work to end gun-related injuries in our community in ways that respect the rights of Americans.

We are recruiting community members to be part of our Gun Owner Advisory Board for this project. Members would agree to monthly meetings to provide their advice, insight, and feedback on the project. Members will be given $25 an hour for their time, and refreshments will be served at every meeting.

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