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Ashlyn Melton and her son Noah

This #GivingTuesday, Read Ashlyn's Story

Like so many times before, my son, Noah, was spending the night with a friend. Later that night, when I got the call to go to Noah's friend's house, I wasn't too worried. When I got there, the police were everywhere. That's when I found out my 13-year-old wouldn't be coming home. Noah was shot and killed at a sleepover by a friend playing with a gun that he thought wasn't loaded.

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I’ve been called many things during my 46 successful trips around the sun. Eagle Scout. United States Marine Corps officer. Combat veteran of the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. And military-grade weapons?  The only place for those is on battlefields.

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Gun violence in the workplace is all too common in our country. Indeed, there were 354 gun homicides at American workplaces in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That's about seven gun homicides in the workplace per week. We know that you want Amazon employees to be safe from gun violence. Brady urges you to consider the strength of local and state gun laws as you choose a location for your second corporate headquarters.

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The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today responded to the introduction of the Fix NICS Act of 2017 by Senators John Cornyn (R-Tex) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn), which seeks to strengthen the reporting of prohibited purchasers, including domestic abusers, by state and federal agencies into our nation’s background check system.
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This morning, as the Connecticut Supreme Court took up a lawsuit brought on behalf of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, a gunman opened fire near an elementary school in northern California.

Our Goal is to Cut Gun Deaths in Half by 2025

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Of the 33,000 people who die from gun violence in this country each year, how many could be saved?