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Lee Pelton

Blog Entries by Lee Pelton

Save the Children

(2) Comments | Posted April 3, 2013 | 4:54 PM

As horrific as the Sandy Hook mass killings were, they do not come close to telling the whole story about gun violence in our country, especially as it is affecting our children and young people.

While the nation feverously debates banning semi-automatic rifles and establishing universal federal background checks for...

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More Than a Sound Bite

(9) Comments | Posted January 20, 2013 | 4:25 PM

When Martin Luther King was shot down, America lost perhaps its most effective prophet and server of the community.

His commitment to social justice, his struggle for dignity and respect for all people -- no matter their circumstances or hues -- has made our America a better place to...

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Colleges Pledge Their Support to President Obama and the Nation in the Effort to Curb Gun Violence

(2) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 8:13 AM

No doubt, you share our utter shock and horror of the events that took place at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14.

Within 72 hours of President Obama's eloquent remarks at the Newtown memorial service to "use whatever power [his] office holds...

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