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Stop Betsy DeVos's Plan to Arm Teachers

Stop Betsy DeVos’s Plan to Arm Teachers

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering an outrageous proposal that would allow states to use your federal tax dollars to arm schoolteachers. This dangerous proposal will not make our students safer—it will lead to more senseless deaths and... Read More
“You won’t truly understand gun violence until you see the Newtown documentary.”

“You won’t truly understand gun violence until you see the Newtown documentary.”

That’s what Esquire magazine said about Newtown, a new documentary about the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history on December 14, 2012. The film documents a traumatized community fractured... Read More
87 School Shootings Since Newtown; Family Gun Again the Source

87 School Shootings Since Newtown; Family Gun Again the Source

The recent school shooting near Seattle is the 87th school shooting since the Newtown massacre less than two years ago. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families in this latest senseless tragedy. Police report... Read More
"When will this insanity stop?"

“When will this insanity stop?”

Friday night’s mass shooting at the University of California at Santa  Barbara was another stark reminder of the need to keep guns away from dangerous individuals. In a heartbreaking press conference, Richard Martinez, the father of one of the victims, 20-year-old... Read More
Since Newtown, 44 More School Shootings

Since Newtown, 44 More School Shootings

In the 14 months since the massacre in Newtown, there have been 44 school shootings in the U.S., according to a recent report,  “Analysis of School Shootings,”  by Moms Demand Action/Mayors Against Illegal Guns. That’s an average of more than three... Read More