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There's Always Time for Empathy, Governor Christie

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 09.07.2014 | Impact
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

A grieving parent makes a respectful effort to initiate such change, or at least to establish a healthy dialogue, and they are reproached by a prominent politician for their "grandstanding."

'I Promise This Time There Will Be Change'

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Connecticut last week was not alone in moving forward on gun safety. New York, Colorado, and Maryland have all passed new gun violence prevention legislation in the last four months. In each of these states, ordinary citizens have said no more and lawmakers have displayed the courage to listen and lead. Now it's time for Congress to lead for children and for all of us in every state -- not just some -- to demand action not obstruction and to put protection of child and citizen safety ahead of guns -- especially deadly assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines that should not be in civilian hands. The gun violence prevention bills pending in Congress deserve a vote. This time there must be change.

Newtown Mother: 'Make This The Time That Change Happens'

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 01.31.2013 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- One after another, Newtown residents stepped to the microphone and urged Connecticut lawmakers to stop another tragedy like the dead...

Sandy Hook Mom: 'I Do Not Want There To Be A Next Time'

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 03.16.2013 | Parents

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre held photos of their sons and daughters, cried, hugged and spoke i...