Michael M.

New Bern, NC

I am a Marine, and the argument my coworkers make is that violence will happen if guns are outlawed, so why do anything. I disagree. If I have to ch… Read More


grace y.

Hampton, VA

As a teacher in the public school system who has been entrusted with the teaching of young minds, it is pathetic to have to be asked to carry a weapo… Read More


Maria M.

Van Buren, AR

The gun was pointing at my grandmother as a voice told her that if we did not run faster he would sh… Read More


Irene M.

Saint Petersburg, FL

I graduated from law school and became the third generation of women in my family to do so. We joke… Read More

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Randi B.

Birmingham, AL

Here's what I know about my heritage: I'm part English, part Irish, part Russian Jew, part Portugue… Read More


Maxine B.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

someone dear to my heart received deferred action; today he is teaching science to at risk-kids. Thank you President Obama… Read More


Mary H.

Newtown, CT

I grew up in Newtown, Connecticut and my world changed December 14th. I will never forget the phone call I got from my mom that morning, hearing her c… Read More


Patrick K.

Gurnee, IL

On February 14, 2008, a gunman entered my lecture hall at Northern Illinois University, killing 5 of… Read More


Karen H.

Los Angeles, CA

I arrived in the US in September of 1952, at the age of 2, with my mom, my dad, and my older brother and sister. We traveled from Great Britain on th… Read More


Alexis R.

Acworth, GA

My mother was a Spanish teacher in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. My father was in love, so when my mo… Read More


Ed M.

Tukwila, WA

Obama's policies have made an impact in the lives of so many of my friends and family and to me personally. My 24 year old nephew has health care cove… Read More


Melyssa Jo K.

Iowa City, IA

My ancestors immigrated here early in the colonization of the Americas. The first ones from England (the earliest one on the Mayflower) and France.… Read More


Lucille D.

Branford, CT

All to often, guns in the home intended for protection from intruders are actually used for suicide or shooting family members. If there is no gun in… Read More


Barbara F.

Alliance, OH

I am a Family Physician, but when in private practice my group health insurance plan, without vision, dental, or prescription coverage, cost me $550 a… Read More


Paulette g.

Miami, FL

I have lived in the US for 15 years. I was trained and educated here as a PhD professional. Though I am highly trained, it is very hard to find an emp… Read More