I have major permanent damage from an assault by an insane gun owner and we are glad that the first amendment protects us and it is because of it that we can express ourselves. We also understand very well that the second amendment is as important and should not be infringed. Our lawmakers have to procure serious strategies to prevent innocent people to be hurt. Repetitive failures to protect innocent human lives and to protect people against assaults are immoral and unacceptable.
Related links against violence - Wounded In
My family and I thank the organizers of the MMM for letting our voices be heard. We are thankful to all the people
who came the MMM march for their support. We
thank also photographer Robert Drea, and writer Stephanie Arena of woundedinamerica.org for the article on Irene; God Bless
You All For Your Support!
Garfield Park Gold Dome chicago museums:
Portraits of Chicago survivors of gun violence are featured in this powerful and inspiring photo exhibit that also includes first-person accounts.
Wounded In America Peace Museum Through May. 8 2005
The Constitution of the United
States of America
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The Alliance for Justice is a national association of environmental, civil rights, mental health, women's, children's and consumer advocacy organizations...
Physicians for Social Responsibility represents more than 20,000 physicians, nurses and health care professionals devoted to nuclear disarmament, violence prevention and environmental health.
WHO is Women Helping Others: Encouraging women everywhere to help others through local community service. Supporting organizations dedicated to women and children. Educating individuals about health and education issues.
Bureau of Justice Assistance
BJA works in partnership with the states as they develop strategies to comprehensively address issues of drugs, crime, and violence. BJA will administer over 12,000 continuing grants and subgrants and will make make over 3,000 new direct awards totaling over $1.8 billion.
Stop the Violence...Face the Music Society- a non-violent, anti-crime, anti-drug message through the use of music, videos, literature and public awareness.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has made a serious study of the
influence of the media on children....
AAP - MEDIA MATTERS: A National Media Education Campaign
The Value of Civilian Arms Possession As Deterrent To Crime Or Defense Against
By Don B. Kates Jr.
The Relocation Crime Lab has crime indexes for thousands of U.S. cities as well as Canadian cities. Find out the salary you would need to make in a different city to maintain the same standard of living that you have now. Based on cost-of-living indexes for hundreds of U.S. and international cities.
In the end, I know that I am fighting for a bigger cause, and it is right and just. Tom
is listed as February's Hero
of the Month on the Join Together web site, a very informative source of gun violence
information operated by the Boston Unversity School of Public Health.
Two Pennsylvania shootings have renewed a debate over whether the privacy of mental-health patients should be put before the safety of the community when it comes to purchasing firearms.
For more information and other related sites:
MILLION MOM MARCH MOTHERS' DAY 2000
List of recent post office shooting incidents