Newtown Action Alliance Implores the U.S. Senate to Oppose Brett Kavanaugh Appointment to U.S. Supreme Court

The Senate must stand with 67% of Americans who support a ban on weapons of war and vote down Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh wrote the dissenting opinion when the D.C. Circuit Court upheld a District of Columbia ordinance banning most semi-automatic rifles and argued that the Second Amendment included the right to own semi-automatic rifles.

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Newtown Action Alliance Demands that Paul Ryan Call a Vote on 56 House Task Force Gun Bills in the Wake of Santa Fe School Shooting

On Friday, a gunman used his father’s shotgun and a .38 revolver to kill 10 students and educators and injure others in Santa Fe High School in Texas. We send our love to the Santa Fe community and we encourage Santa Fe community leaders to reach out to us to access our resource folder created to support communities that have experienced similar mass shooting tragedies.

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Sign the Thank You Letter to Ed Stack, CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods.

In March, we sent the following open letter to Edward Stack, the CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods for his bold leadership in the retail sector to end gun violence in America. On May 3rd, we learned that Dick's Sporting Goods has retained Glover Park Group to lobby congress on gun reform. Please add your name to this thank you letter to Mr Stack. This letter has been signed by the families and survivors impacted by gun violence but we would like to send them more gratitude for his leadership. We hope other CEOs will follow his lead.

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In Newtown, Connecticut, One Man’s Journey Out of America’s Gun Culture

Eric Milgram doesn’t exactly have the typical résumé for a gun-control activist. Like millions of Americans, he grew up around firearms. He received his first shotgun at the age of 13. As a young man, he owned eight guns and was a member of the National Rifle Association. After moving to Newtown, Conn., in 2010, he set up a target behind his house and tried to teach his children to shoot. He was even contemplating buying an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.

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From survivor to activist: Girl, 12, who was saved by her teacher during Sandy Hook massacre joins March For Our Lives protest after being inspired by Parkland students

Lauren Milgram was six years old when she survived the Sandy Hook massacre. She was saved when her teacher hid her and 15 other students in a tiny bathroom. Lauren and her 15-year-old brother, a fellow survivor, marched in DC on Saturday. They joined 400 people from Newtown, including many Sandy Hook survivors

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The Fearless, Outraged Young Protesters at the March for Our Lives

Until recently, advocates for gun control hadn’t realized what their movement was missing: fearless, outraged teen-agers. On Saturday morning, in Washington, D.C., students and parents gathered to protest the lenient gun laws that allow for endless mass shootings in America. Many had orange price tags dangling from their wrists: $1.05, the amount the National Rifle Association donated to the Republican senator Marco Rubio, divided by the number of students in Florida, the state he represents. A massive sound system broadcast pop songs: Kesha’s “Tik Tok,” Britney Spears’s “Toxic,” the Killers’ “Mr. Brightside.” The mood was celebratory, but determined.

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OPEN LETTER FROM FAMILIES AND SURVIVORS OF GUN VIOLENCE THANKING EDWARD STACK, CEO OF DICK’S SPORTING GOODS FOR TAKING ACTION TO END GUN VIOLENCE

We are families, survivors and advocates directly impacted by gun violence in America, writing to you with our most heartfelt gratitude. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for flexing your corporate muscle to take a stand against the gun violence epidemic that plagues far too many American schools, communities, churches, malls, movie theaters, and city streets.

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OPEN LETTER FROM FAMILIES AND SURVIVORS OF GUN VIOLENCE THANKING EDWARD STACK, CEO OF DICK’S SPORTING GOODS FOR TAKING ACTION TO END GUN VIOLENCE

We are families, survivors and advocates directly impacted by gun violence in America, writing to you with our most heartfelt gratitude. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for flexing your corporate muscle to take a stand against the gun violence epidemic that plagues far too many American schools, communities, churches, malls, movie theaters, and city streets.

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Students' #NeverAgain Movement Shifting Political Climate in National Fight Against Gun Violence

After the latest mass shooting incident that killed 17 students and teachers at Parkland Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, expectations were that interest in yet another tragic story of gun violence would soon fade from the headlines. But something is different this time. Student survivors of the Parkland massacre refused to let their grief and trauma stop them from speaking out and becoming active in the campaign to rein in gun violence.

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Newtown Action Alliance Calls on Paul Ryan to Vote on 56 House Gun Bills in the Wake of Parkland School Shooting

On Valentine’s Day, 17 students and educators were brutally murdered by a 19-year-old gunman who was legally able to purchase a Smith & Wesson M&P15 assault rifle. Once again, House Speaker Paul Ryan has offered up his thoughts and prayers and has refused to allow a vote on any and all gun control legislative proposals that would prevent these mass shooting tragedies, gun suicides and everyday gun violence in America.

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AN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT, SENATE PRESIDENT JOE NEGRON, HOUSE SPEAKER RICHARD CORCORAN, AND SENATE JUDICIARY CHAIRMAN GREG STEUBE

Dear Governor Rick Scott, Senate President Joe Negron, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, and Senate Judiciary Chairman Greg Steube: We send you our thoughts and prayers for the loss of your constituents to another heartbreaking mass shooting incident in the State of Florida. Your state is now the home of the two deadliest mass shooting incidents in modern U.S. history.

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