On the Columbine Anniversary, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Reflects

“Our thoughts are with the families of those killed and injured at Columbine High School 20 years ago and the community affected by the tragedy. Though we cannot possibly know the depth of your pain and grief, we stand beside you, determined to make our country safer for future generations.

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April is the Cruelest Month

I have reached the age where I sometimes have difficulty remembering what I did the day before yesterday. However, shootings over this past weekend at Hampton University and the University of Georgia have vividly brought me back to me the events of Tuesday, April 20, 1999, with precision. I will never be able to erase …

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Does Anybody Hear?

As we prepare for Passover and Holy Week, we are mindful of the fact that over the past month there have been seven horrendous, high-profile mass shootings in our nation. These seven shootings have resulted in the death of 53 people. This is on top of the €œnormal € grisly daily total of 82 gun …

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Lest We Forget

My dear friends Jim and Sarah Brady have issued a call for Americans across the country to join them on Monday, March 30, at noon for a National Day of Prayer to End Gun Violence. They are asking for prayers €œfor a peaceable society where all children have the opportunity to grow and prosper, and …

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School Daze

News this past weekend of a school shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, served to remind me of a couple of misconceptions about the nature of gun violence in our nation €™s school systems. As I travel around the country, I often hear people say that our nation €™s schools are inherently dangerous because of gun …

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