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I Say No To Guns On Florida Campuses, Do You?

March 24, 2015
When I heard about legislation moving forward that would put concealed weapons on campus I thought of my days at Rollins College. I was 17 years old and happy to be as close to adulthood as I’d ever gotten. I lived off campus which meant I had the wheels and was called upon to drive my schoolmates...

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¿Portar armas a la vista donde las familias van de vacaciones?

November 18, 2015
El estado soleado pronto puede ser menos apto para las familias. Los legisladores del estado están considerando otorgar a los dueños de armas que tienen permisos para portar armas ocultas el derecho a portar sus armas de fuego a la vista en lugares públicos incluso permitiéndoles llevar sus armas...

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OPENING WEEKEND: Armor of Light, Abigail Disney's New Film, Shakes Up National Gun Safety Conversation

October 30, 2015
This Friday , The Armor of Light is going to open in 20 cities across the nation . This documentary is asking us to have a thoughtful conversation about guns and reducing gun violence with all kinds of Americans. The Armor of Light follows evangelical minister Reverend Rob Schenck, anti-abortion...

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Something's Gotta Give

October 10, 2015
How my unexpected breakdown in front of my class put my role as mom into perspective

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Umpqua: I am no longer numb

October 7, 2015
This time feels different. Not in that the horrific tragedy at Umpqua will result in definitive political action (it won’t). Not in that the traditional news cycle will largely forget this tragedy within a week (it will). And of course the usual bromides were trotted out by the usual suspects: The...

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Add Your Name: #StopGunViolence

October 6, 2015
We are heartsick from the parade of senseless gun-related violence, death and grief dominating the news headlines and our media screens. And WE ARE ANGRY at the inability of our elected leaders to do their jobs in finding solutions. Enough is enough. Moms, dads and family members are mobilized and...

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No Umpqua in Florida!

October 5, 2015
The nightmare haunting the dreams of virtually every Florida parent, professor, and administrator happened yesterday, when a man opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, killing more than 10 people and injuring seven. This tragedy comes at a time when Florida legislators are considering...

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Why is the Department of Justice giving grants to the gun industry?

September 22, 2015
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the official trade association of the firearms industry, is located in Newtown, CT, just a couple of miles away from Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the months following the mass shooting that left 26 victims dead, including 20 second graders, the...

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FL Campus Carry - STILL a Bad Idea

September 15, 2015
Like creepy crawly critters that sneak into your house when you’re not looking, the NRA is bringing the proposed “campus carry” bill back to Florida. Remember how, this spring, we organized and succeeded in blocking the gun lobby’s attempt to pass state bills that would have made it legal for...

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Two Virginians died today

August 26, 2015
This morning in Virginia, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, two young journalists with Roanoke news station WDBJ-TV, were shot to death during a live broadcast. In the wake of this tragedy, Governor Terry McAuliffe has renewed his call for tougher gun laws in the Commonwealth . Tell Governor McAuliffe...

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