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Gun Violence Awareness needs more than just one day.

So many Tennesseans and people across the country came out in support of Gun Violence Awareness Day by #WearingOrange. Every major Gun Violence Prevention organization got involved, but so did some unexpected allies like MTV and the New York Mets. From celebrities like Jason Bateman , Russel Simmons  , and Padma Lakshmi to medical organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics and even President Obama. Parents

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#MaKaylasLaw Killed in House Civil Justice Committee Meeting

In a vote straight down party lines, MaKayla’s Law, a bill that sought to hold gun owners responsible if a child was injured or killed with a loaded gun left unsecured and accessible, was defeated today in the House Civil Justice Committee. Those voting against the bill offered no reason for their vote in the public, televised committee meeting. “While

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