EPISODE 7

SALLI GARRIGAN

"It's not about me. It's not about my children. It's about all our children, and their safety and their future."

 

"Say the names of those that have been lost out loud and truly honor those names with action. We've been sitting on the sidelines for far too long. It's time to act and make change, so we don't have to say more names."

STATS / RESOURCES

STATISTICS

Columbine School Shooting - April 20, 1999

12 students and 1 teacher were killed, plus the 2 shooters who died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

 

Victims:
Cassie Bernall, 17
Steven Curnow, 14
Corey DePooter, 17
Kelly Fleming, 16
Matthew Kechter, 16
Daniel Mauser, 15
Daniel Rohrbough, 15
William "Dave" Sanders, 47
Rachel Scott, 17
Isaiah Shoels, 18
John Tomlin, 16
Lauren Townsend, 18
Kyle Velasquez, 16 

Shooting Statistics a/o 2019

Every day, 100 Americans are shot and killed in the United States.

Firearms are the second leading cause of death for American children and teens and the first leading cause of death for Black children and teens.

Women in the U.S. are 21 times more likely to be killed with a gun than women in other high-income countries.

58 percent of American adults or someone they care for have experienced gun violence in their lifetime.

Approximately three million American children witness gun violence every year.

RESOURCES

Gun Violence in America

https://everytownresearch.org/gun-violence-america/

 

Mom's Demand Action - Take Action

https://momsdemandaction.org/act/