Hello, my name is [NAME] and I’m a constituent of Representative [NAME]. I’m calling to ask the Representative to urge Congress to commit $5 billion over the next 8 years to community gun violence prevention in the budget reconciliation bill or by passing the Break the Cycle of Violence Act. Community-based violence intervention programs are proven to reduce gun violence, but they are critically endangered due to a lack of sustainable funding. Do you know if the Representative supports the Break the Cycle of Violence Act (H.R. 4118)?
[IF YES] That’s great! We thank the Representative for his/her support for these organizations working to end gun violence.
[IF NOT SURE] Okay! I hope that my call can be noted, and I encourage the Representative to look into the Break the Cycle of Violence Act.
[IF NO] Okay, thank you for your time. I hope that my support as a constituent can be noted.