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March For Our Lives
On March 24, students and families will take to the streets of Washington, DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority. You are urged to join them.
You can also support their efforts by ordering a March For Our Lives T-shirt or
donating to help them organize.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida site
is at https://www.browardschools1.com/stonemandouglas.
"We thank you for all of the overwhelming love and affection that we have received worldwide after the tragic event that unfolded in our beloved home at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Due to the unbelievable outpouring of support we wanted to develop this website in order to raise funds our school. This is the official #MSDStrong website and ALL proceeds will be going directly to the school."
The official MSD Strong t-shirt that all staff and students will be wearing is now available along with other various Stoneman Douglas
6 Organizations You Can Support to Promote Gun Control
Google search: gun control advocacy organizations
America seems unable to solve a scourge that exists nowhere else
(Economist, Feb 17th 2018)
(Re: blaming the
mass killings on the poor state of Americans’ mental health)
"It does not take account of the fact that the toll of gun violence in other rich countries, with comparable health indicators, is negligible by comparison. America’s gun-related murder rate is 25 times higher than a group of 22 other developed countries, according to the American Journal of Medicine. This is mainly because America has so many more guns than those other countries. It has less than 5% of the world’s population and almost half of the world’s civilian-owned
Find Your Representative
How to Contact Your Elected Officials
How to Have a Productive Phone Call With Your Legislator's Office
Call congressional offices directly or through the switchboard. If you do not have the direct number, you can reach US representatives by calling 202-225-3121, and US senators by calling 202-224-3121. Ask the operator to connect you to the individual office.
Senators of the 115th Congress (2018)
Five types of gun laws the Founding Fathers loved
Google search: founding fathers second amendment assault weapons
The National Rifle Association
"Together with our more than five million members, we're proud defenders of history's patriots and diligent protectors of the Second Amendment."