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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A Winning Issue

It has already been well chronicled that gun control supporters fared well in the November 2 elections.

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No Heroes Here

Bills are currently pending in seven states (AZ, GA, MI, OH, OK, SC, TN) that would restrict the ability of America €™s colleges and universities to regulate firearms on campus (at least five other states have considered similar legislation during the past year).

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Do as I Say, Not as I Do

Today we relate the stories of three more €œordinary people € who are not only concealed carry permit holders, but certified instructors paid to provide the safety and training classes required to obtain a permit in their states. If concealed carry permit holders are the most law-abiding citizens in our country, we would expect their …

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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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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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The Wrong Question

Last week marked the first anniversary of the gun massacre at Virginia Tech. The remembrance was marked by more than 70 “Lie-Ins € across the nation, including one at the university, which also conducted a candlelight vigil and other commemorative events. I could not help but be moved by the remarkable way the VA Tech …

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Who’s Afraid of The 11 Year-Old Girl?!

Are things really this bad at the National Rifle Association? We knew that they were frustrated after watching their legislative priorities go down in flames in the 109th Congress.

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