kamala harris advocates for red-flag gun laws during parkland visit

PARKLAND, Fla. – Vice President Kamala Harris made a poignant visit to Parkland, Florida, rallying for states to adopt red-flag gun laws. These laws would allow family members or law enforcement to petition a court to temporarily remove firearms from individuals who may be a danger to themselves or others. Harris spoke passionately about the need for action on gun violence, particularly in the wake of recent mass shootings across the country. She emphasized the …

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Harris Advocates for Stricter Gun Laws During Emotional Visit to Parkland Shooting Site

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Vice President Kamala Harris is set to visit the site of the tragic Parkland shooting and advocate for the implementation of new gun laws aimed at preventing future tragedies. The visit comes three years after a gunman took the lives of 17 individuals at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. During her visit, Harris plans to meet with the families of the victims and tour the school where the devastating …

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Aunt Advocates for Stricter Laws After Tragic Murder of Texas Teen by Illegal Immigrant

Edna, Texas – The tragic murder of 16-year-old Lizbeth Medina, allegedly at the hands of illegal immigrant Rafael Govea Romero, has sparked a call for stricter laws to prevent offenders from slipping through the cracks. Romero, a 24-year-old undocumented immigrant from Mexico, stands accused of stalking and fatally stabbing Lizbeth in the Edna apartment she shared with her mother in December 2023. Romero had previously been on probation for a burglary in Schulenburg, Texas, not …

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Advocates Call for Stricter Gun Laws After Tragic Burnsville Shooting

St. Paul, Minnesota – Advocates for stricter gun laws have renewed their push for legislative action following a recent tragic incident in Burnsville. The fatal shooting of three first responders has reignited calls for enhanced gun control measures to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future. In response to the incident, families impacted by gun violence and the organization Protect Minnesota are advocating for a series of proposals. These include mandatory reporting to authorities …

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Daughter of Charleston Church Massacre Victim Advocates Against Death Penalty

Rev. Sharon Risher, whose mother and relatives were killed in the 2015 Charleston church shooting, shared her thoughts on the recent Buffalo supermarket shooting in New York on May 14, 2022. Risher expressed her understanding of the devastating pain experienced by the families of the victims. Drawing from her own experience, she emphasized the difficulty of finding closure through the death penalty and the prolonged suffering caused by ongoing legal proceedings and media coverage. Having …

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Family, Advocates Demand Answers in Death of Mother of Six Found in Parking Structure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In July, 39-year-old Jamie Reed was found dead in a parking structure at Kaiser South, leaving her family and community advocates bewildered as to the cause of her death. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office classified the cause of Reed’s death as undetermined, and the police have stated that no foul play is currently suspected. Reed, a mother of six with no preexisting conditions, was a hospital employee, adding to the mystery surrounding …

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Advocates for Gun Safety Call for Legislative Change in Tennessee 2024 Session

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– A new legislative action organization, formed in response to The Covenant School mass shooting, is urging the Tennessee GOP to take action on firearm safety as state lawmakers get ready to reconvene. Covenant Families for Brighter Tomorrows Action Fund (CFBTAF) was established after the tragic shooting in March 2023, which claimed the lives of three students and three staff members. Comprised of parents, survivors, and school staff, the organization is advocating for “meaningful …

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Actor Matthew McConaughey Advocates for Safer Schools and Curbing Gun Violence in Emotional Interview

Uvalde, Texas – Actor Matthew McConaughey has taken on a new role as a passionate advocate for school safety following a mass shooting in his hometown. In an interview with The National’s Ian Hanomansing, McConaughey discusses his efforts to bridge the divide and curb gun violence in America. Additionally, he explains how his children’s book aims to encourage better conversations on this important issue. After experiencing a tragic mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Matthew McConaughey …

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Advocates Demand Justice for West Virginia Inmates After Multiple Deaths Sent Shockwaves through Jail System

CHARLESTON, WV – Advocates from the West Virginia Poor People’s Campaign and Repairers of the Breach President Bishop William J. Barber II gathered at the capitol to push for better protections for inmates following the death of a West Virginia inmate in December at Southern Regional Jail. According to activists, over the last decade, more than 100 inmates have died while incarcerated in West Virginia. Families of the deceased inmates, including Latasha Williams, whose fiancé …

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Woman of Deceased Man from Lewiston Mass Shooting Advocates for Deaf Community

LEWISTON, Maine – Megan Vozzella, the wife of a man who was tragically killed in a mass shooting, is speaking out on behalf of the deaf community. She met her late husband, Stephen Vozzella, 12 years ago. The couple was just two weeks away from celebrating their first wedding anniversary when he was shot and killed. Stephen Vozzella was a member of the deaf community, and his wife is now advocating for the rights and …

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