The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Protect Children, Not Guns - an Initiative


Protect Children, Not Guns website

On April 20, 1999, Americans witnessed a once unthinkable and no unforgettable tragedy at Columbine high School. We watched in horror as frightened children fled with their hands up, frantic parents tried to reunite with their children, and traumatized survivors told reporters about the violence they witnessed. It was the first time many of us saw these terrifying scenes. But it was far from the last.

Since Columbine, an entire generation of children has suffered these sudden and terrifying acts of violence with ever-increasing frequency. Virginia Tech in 2007. Sandy Hook in 2012. Portlan...

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