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Colin Goddard

Gun Control Advocates March On Washington

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," joined a rall...

"Now Is the Time" to Discuss Gun Control, Says Virginia Tech Survivor

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Colin Goddard was shot four times during 2007 Virginia Tech massacre that left 32 people dead. He now works with the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Politicizing Guns: If Not Now, When?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

It's a trick. When people tell you that you shouldn't politicize a tragedy like the shooting in Aurora, Colorado they are unwittingly helping to spread NRA propaganda.

Packing For College: Laptop, Books, Ramen Noodles, Gun?

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 11.07.2011 | College
Dennis A. Henigan

It's back to school time again and college kids are heading to campuses across the country. If the National Rifle Association has its way, "packing" for college will have a whole new meaning.

Lucia Graves

In Arizona, Survivor Of Virginia Tech Massacre Talks Gun Control: 'The Time For Thoughts And Prayers Is Over'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Almost two months after the shootings in Tucson, Ariz., Colin Goddard, a survivor of the Virginia Tech massacre, is speaking to Arizona students about...

It Could Have Been Less Deadly

Maria Cuomo Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maria Cuomo Cole

What happened in Tucson, if you were there? Seconds felt like an eternity for those on the scene; taut cracks of sound the human mind interprets as ...

Virginia Tech Student Colin Goddard Returns to Campus, With Powerful Film

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

In a new documentary, a student wounded in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting demonstrates how easy it is to purchase firearms without a background check or basic identification.

To Private Gun Sellers: Don't Ask, Don't Sell

Colin and Andrew Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin and Andrew Goddard

Any responsible American should want to know that the weapon he's making money from won't be put in the hands of someone who is known to be dangerous.

Goddards on Guns: The Beginning

Colin and Andrew Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin and Andrew Goddard

Guns kill too many Americans. And if it wasn't for the idea that "powerful forces are working to disarm all Americans," we wouldn't spend even a moment's thought on this ridiculous idea.

Who Would Oppose Closing the Gun Show Loophole?

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

What individual or group would try to stand in the way of legislation that would make it harder for convicted felons and other dangerous persons to obtain all sorts of dangerous weapons? The NRA bosses and their allies.

"Most Compelling Testimony" Ever

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Yesterday, the Crime Sub-Committee of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hosted a forum on legislation to close the loophole that allows "private sellers" of firearms to bypass Brady background checks at gun shows.

Force Guns On Campus? Young Activists Defeat Every State Bill In 2009

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

In one battle after another, the gun lobby was defeated after elected officials heard the arguments of young leaders in the gun violence prevention movement.