top of page

Our Children Oregon Statement on Gun Violence

“As advocates for children and parents of little ones ourselves, we are wrestling with the devastation that comes as these events become horrifyingly familiar. In our anger and sadness, thoughts and prayers are insufficient. Elected officials have not done enough, despite having countless chances to pass sensible gun safety laws. In 2022 alone, this inaction has resulted in 27 preventable school shootings nationwide. We must hold lawmakers accountable to pass effective legislation to reduce and eradicate gun violence. Our educators deserve better. Our communities deserve better. Our children deserve better.”

Read the full statement from Our Children Oregon.

bottom of page