Today, we gave the last in a series of speeches that were scheduled in the aftermath of the tragic Parkland Florida shooting. We are always out giving speeches, but the energy following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting has been different. Based on this, we wanted to share a few observations. Yes, It Is … Continue reading Turning Energy and Enthusiasm into Sustained Activism
By Tom Richards, Gun Sense Chester County Board of Directors To the Willistown Board of Supervisors: When I was head of a small Pre-K and elementary Quaker school in West Chester several years ago, I was always impressed with how the preschool teachers dealt with disputes between children who were three and four years old. … Continue reading Do the Adults Need a Peace Table?
As part of our ongoing work to find common ground, I recently had a very enjoyable conversation with three gentlemen who are gun owners. They are also all members of the National Rifle Association, for various reasons. I always learn a lot from hearing stories of how people were introduced to guns, what they were … Continue reading We All Have Rights to Be Considered