87% of all children under 14 years old killed by firearms in the developed world were American children.
At least 27 people were shot, two fatally, in Chicago over Father's Day weekend.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court ruled today 5 - 4 that firearms purchasers who buy a gun with the intention of giving it to someone else can be found guilty of a crime.
This is the second Father’s Day we will have spent without our sons Daniel and Ben, who were murdered a year and a half ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. But unlike last Father’s Day, when we grieved quietly, passing the day in solemn remembrance with our families and surviving children, this Father’s Day we feel compelled to speak out.
One thing's for sure: Americans have a lot of guns.
"Courage lies in every heart and the expectation is that one day it will be summoned. Your courage was summoned on that awful day of terror, and it continued to be summoned on every day that followed. And you responded.
This Saturday, June 14 from 11am-2pm, Ossining's VaZa Salon will provide a day of services to raise funds and awareness for Sandy Hook Promise during the Ossining Village Fair.
"The country has to do some soul searching about this. This is becoming the norm, and we take it for granted in ways that, as a parent, are terrifying to me."