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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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President Obama Unveils New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence and Make Our Communities Safer

Americans are living in a culture of never-ending gun violence and it’s wearing on them. Recent polling shows that 89% of Americans support background checks on all gun sold in this country to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. Even here in Tennessee, recent polls conducted by both Middle Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt showed 83% and

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