Tag Archives: gun violence prevention

Tennessee Gun Violence in May: A Snapshot

What does a month of gun violence in Tennessee really look like? Over the 31 days of May, 131 Tennesseans were shot.  Eight-four were killed, an average of 2.7 per day. In the past, NRA President Wayne LaPierre has urged Americans to take up arms to protect themselves from the “terrorists, home invaders, drug cartels, carjackers, knockout gamers and rapers,

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Lessons from the Front Lines of Gun Violence Prevention

The Never Again revolution is taking shape in real time.  Within days of the tragedy that killed their friends and shattered their lives, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a grassroots movement, with well-defined policy goals and plans for a nationwide protest in March.  By so doing, these students challenged long-held narratives suggesting that nothing can be done

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