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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Robin Cogan

In memory of Charles Cohen

I am the daughter, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, and aunt of both survivors and victims of two mass shootings that happened almost 70 years apart. My father was 12 years old in 1949 when, on a sunny, warm September morning, a neighbor, with access to a weapon and a list of unfounded grudges, killed 13 people. The victims included my father’s mother, father and grandmother.

Almost 70 years later, my niece was a senior at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018 …

I am a school nurse and write and speak about the impact of gun violence on school communities. I also believe in treating gun violence like a public health emergency.

My work focuses on promoting the shared value of student/child/teen safety through implementing safe storage education and providing equipment using a harm reduction model. Why not have gun locks at back-to-school nights in schools across the U.S.?

I appreciate the work of Moms Demand Action and the #BeSMART program.

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