A powerful story this week in Parent Map, “Normal from the Outside: A Family’s Story of Guns and Domestic Violence” by Rory Graves.
“Police seized 24 guns and hundreds of rounds of ammo from my mom and John’s home after the shooting. Unless new legislation passes in our state, my mother may have no legal recourse for ensuring that John doesn’t get his guns back. I want to know that I live in a state and country that don’t stand idly by while gun violence takes more lives.”
June 2014 follow-up story: “Not One More: A Parent’s Plea. My journey into advocacy.”
Find out more about how the presence of guns makes domestic violence more lethal, and what to do about it.