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Stories about Gun Violence.
My mother was the most wonderful woman in the world. In fact she wasn't just my mother, she had three daughters, one just at the tender age of 14. She… Read MoreView/Share
Late in the afternoon of January 2nd, 2007, I received a call from my mother. I could hardly understand what she was trying to tell me: her only siste… Read MoreView/Share
My 12-year-old son's letter to President Obama:<br />"Dear Mr. President, Our nation needs stricter gun laws immediately. A little over a m… Read MoreView/Share
Guns have taken more lives than terrorism has. Guns in the hands of our own citizens are more of a danger to us and our children than terrorists are.… Read MoreView/Share
We must make sure that everyone has the same rules for applying for a gun...not different rules for different people. My family is a military family… Read MoreView/Share
I have a four-year-old. I pray every day when I drop him off at pre-k, that he'll be safe. I don't w… Read MoreView/Share
In the early morning of Thursday April 24, 2003, I was getting ready for elementary school and my mom had the news on while she was getting ready for… Read MoreView/Share
My name is Sesily Coleman and I became a widow at the age of 33. On January 20, 2008, my husband, A… Read MoreView/Share
In April 2007, I was a senior at UVA. My little sister was a freshman, and I took pride in showing her the ropes of college life. It was my 22nd birth… Read MoreView/Share
I heard about Sandy Hook late in the day- I was driving home from work to go pick up my kids at the… Read MoreView/Share
One of my best friends from college was ruthlessly murdered, shot in the back of her head on the Blu… Read MoreView/Share
While I do know someone who was a victim of gun violence, my story is really as a pediatrician. During my training in the Bronx, I saw several childre… Read MoreView/Share
I lost a personal friend to gun violence. He was a wonderful person, husband, father, brother. He worked as a therapist, and so helped many people.… Read MoreView/Share
Almost five years ago June 1st 2008 the mother of my children Erika Prince died from a gunshot wound to the head. Erika was a CPS teacher. The individ… Read MoreView/Share
As a resident of the Blacksburg community, my community and I have unfortunately experienced gun violence firsthand. On April 16th, 2007 not only did… Read MoreView/Share