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Guest Opinion:Parents need to be educated about gun safety

by Stacey Ashlund, Teri Baldwin and Ahshima Saini

There is nothing more terrifying to a parent than hearing about a mass shooting at a school — Columbine, Sandy Hook, Parkland, and most recently, Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, to name just a few. Parents are frustrated, scared, and feel powerless. Consider the following statistics:

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Stacey Ashlund is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and can be reached at [email protected] Teri Baldwin is the president of the Palo Alto Educators Association and can be reached at [email protected] Ahshima Saini is a rising senior at Gunn High School and can be reached at [email protected]


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