October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Read and share stories to honor survivors whose lives have been changed by domestic violence.

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Janet L. Reichenbach

Moms demand action for gun sense in America

My mother Janet’s life was taken by gun violence during a domestic violence murder/suicide when she was 29 years old. My sister was five years old, and I was 11. Gun violence and the toll it takes on families, for generations, cannot be fully explained. Our lives are forever changed. An Extreme Risk Protection Order — also known as a Red Flag Law — may have saved my dear mother’s life.

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