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You Matter

It’s been a week since a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Since then there have been countless articles, columns, debates, press conferences, marches and rallies all across the country. I’ve … Continue reading

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Rooted, Planted, Grounded (an Earth Day Response to Mass Violence)

There it was again, the phone call. This time it was my father. “Did you see what happened at the Boston Marathon? Turn on the television. It’s awful.” There it was again, that feeling of profound sadness. Tears welling up. … Continue reading

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Testimony Submitted to CT’s Bipartisan Taskforce on Gun Violence and Children’s Safety

Earlier today I submitted the following testimony to Connecticut’s Bipartisan Tasforce on Gun Violence and Children’s Safety. Their hearing on reducing gun violence takes place at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford tomorrow (1-28-13). I’ll be there all day and … Continue reading

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