Ashlyn Melton

Spokesperson for the ASK Campaign to prevent gun violence

Ashlyn Melton’s 13-year-old son, Noah, died in 2011 from an unintentional shooting in Lousiana. She is a spokesperson for the ASK Campaign, Asking Saves Kids, a campaign created by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics. National ASK Day is June 21 and reminds parents and caregivers of the importance of asking if there are unlocked or loaded guns in the homes where children play.