End Gun Violence Now
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1 in 3 mass shootings involved a shooter that was legally prohibited from possessing firearms at the time of the shooting
The AAP is committed to protecting children from firearm-related injury and violence.
The absence of guns in homes and communities is the most reliable and effective measure to prevent firearm-related injury and violence in children and adolescents.
To prevent gun-related death and injuries, the AAP recommends that pediatricians provide firearm safety counseling to patients and their families.
Recognizing the deadly consequences of firearms to children, adolescents, and young adults, the AAP supports firearm regulation, including a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazine sales, as an effective strategy to reduce firearm-related injuries.
Georgia Tech researchers find active shooter drills in schools may increase anxiety, depression for several months
The results showed a 42 percent increase in anxiety and stress; depression increased 39 percent; and posts about health concerns and fears about death also spiked, increasing 23 and 22 percent respectively. - 11Alive
More active shooter drills are not the answer, we must ask congress to ban assault rifles
Moms Demand Action Held a Rally Saturday May 28th at the Ohio Statehouse
The speakers were survivors included Dion Green from our local Fudge Foundation, candidates like Nan Whaley, Latyna Humphrey, volunteers from Moms Demand Action, Brady Enough is Enough, and student volunteers from Students Demand Action
Dion Green survivor of Oregon District's mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio on August 4th, 2019 and founder of The Fudge Foundation.
Dion spoke to the attendees about how survivors never really heal, they relive their tragedy every time another mass murder occurs in this country due to gun violence. Dion has been traveling to meet with survivors to speak with them and to encourage them to rise up and tell their stories. He reminds the crowd that we must continue to tell our representatives to pass real gun legislation, legislation that saves lives.
Latyna M. Humphrey representative of Ohio House District 26
Rep. Latyna M Humphrey reminds the crowd that the Democrats have done the work. They have put together a common sense gun safety package that the members across the isle simply ignore. They are working to repeal stand your ground law, push back on permit less carry, require gun safes in the home and universal background checks. Mass shootings are not going to stop unless we vote out legislators that have zero interest in public safety.
Columbus lead for Moms Demand Action, Laura Robertson-Boyd
As we mourn the loss of the children of Robb Elementary School this year has been the deadliest school year on record. With at least 79 gun fighter on school grounds