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BABSCon Chooses Guitars not Guns as a Charity to Support in 2018

The Bay Area Brony Spectacular (aka BABSCon) is the San Francisco Bay Area’s My Little Pony (MLP) fan convention. It was founded in 2013 and had its first event in April of 2014 with record setting attendance. That first con was the largest ever for a first-year MLP convention and immediately made BABSCon one of…

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Police Outreach Using Our Program

 A new way for the Police Department to reach out to the youth in their community. (Music). Yes, the Newnan, GA Police Department is now using the Guitars not Guns Music Program as a way to help underprivileged youth cope with their anger and restlessness. How many other police departments in our country could use our program?…

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Bullets Kill, Music Heals

According to the National Vital Statistics Reports released this year by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 33,000 Americans were killed by guns in 2013. This includes more than 21,000 suicides and more than 11,000 murders. In fact, gun violence was the leading cause of all injury-related death in 2013, accounting…

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