Two Law Professors Seek to Have Those with Mental Issues Voluntarily Waive Their Second Amendment Rights
THE TIMES PICAYUNE, BILL TO CREATE LOUISIANA’S ‘DO-NOT-SELL’ GUN SELF-REGISTRY POSTS ONLINE
A voluntary “do-not-sell” gun list in Louisiana would block people who fear they’re suicidal from buying a gun, while making it a crime to knowingly sell them a firearm, according to recently drafted legislation posted online Thursday (March 21)
NOLA.COM, AFTER MOTHER'S SUICIDE, KATRINA BREES FIGHTS FOR 'NO GUNS' SELF-REGISTRY
Coy is in the process of meeting with stakeholders in the mental health community, drafting a proposed bill and finding a sponsor, specifically a Republican, to show that suicide prevention is a bipartisan issue. She hopes to have everything lined up so they can introduce a bill in the 2019 legislative session.
WWL-TV, WOMEN WILL BRING 'DAY OF JUSTICE' TO STATE CAPITOL
"We've got women who have sought justice, sometimes for years and pending court cases, just to be denied justice and implementation," Coy said.
NOLAVIE, EMERGE LOUISIANA: HELPING MORE WOMEN EMERGE ONTO POLITICAL SCENE
Victoria Coy had been thinking of running for office for twelve years...as founder and executive director of the Louisiana Violence Reduction Coalition and the national director of States United to Prevent Gun Violence, she’d spent years working with legislators for common sense gun reform.
THE OBSERVER, THIS NEW TWITTER TOOL TWEETS TRUMP AFTER EVERY AMERICAN GUN DEATH
“Our goal is to overwhelm President Trump,” Coy said.
Indeed, the tool doesn’t just focus on mass shootings—it also includes statistics on everyday urban gun violence and domestic violence... While Trump is Backfire’s main target, Coy also hopes the American people, as a whole, learn from it.
YAHOO NEWS, #BACKFIRETRUMP WILL TWEET EVERY GUN DEATH AT THE PRESIDENT
Victoria Coy, States United to Prevent Gun Violence National Director, said the campaign wants to continue raising public pressure on the issue of gun violence.
“Every death lost to gun violence is preventable,” Coy said in a statement. “Given Trump’s prolific use of the platform, Twitter seems the most effective place to reach” him.
VICE, MY DAY DELIVERING HURRICANE SUPPLIES WITH THE 'CAJUN AIRLIFT'
We can't escape the reality of life on the Gulf Coast. And though it is starting to look like the battered leading the bruised down here, groups like Cajun Airlift and BREAC will continue to pop up, by necessity but also as therapy by action. Maybe taking that flight was just as much for me as it was for them.