Join us on June 7-9th for Wear Orange, as we unite in our call to end gun violence and honor the more than 120 people who are shot and killed, and hundreds more who are wounded and traumatized, every day in our country. Read some of the stories of those affected by gun violence below.

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Deanne Sylvester

I was sitting at home one evening with my five small children, who ranged in ages from 10 months to 9 years, when a supposed friend walked through my front door with a gun in her hand. She pointed it at me and all I could say was,”Just please get my kids out of here before you pull that trigger!” She looked at me and said, “You’re not scared?” I replied, “No, we all got to die sometime!” She just turned and walked out my door. I WAS terrified, but not for myself. I was terrified for my children. I was very lucky that night. Unstable people should not have access to any kind of guns.

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