Given the tragic, terrifying, infuriating spate of gun violence in the past days, we’re borrowing a suggestion directly from friend + collaborator Paul Singh at Pel—for those of us who feel helpless in times like this, we’re not. We can support the good work of people and organizations dedicated to ending gun violence in America. One such organization, Everytown. From their site:
“Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Gun violence touches every town in America. For too long, change has been thwarted by the Washington gun lobby and by leaders who refuse to take common-sense steps that will save lives.
But something is changing. More than 1.5 million mayors, moms, cops, teachers, survivors, gun owners, and everyday Americans have come together to make their own communities safer. Together, we are fighting for the changes that we know will save lives.
Everytown starts with you, and it starts in your town.”
This is not some bleeding heart liberal issue, this is about stopping senseless violence.
Visit Everytown’s beautifully done site to learn more about who they are, what they do, and how they do it, read up on their track record to date, and donate today.