This Week's Actions

Peter Read (father of VA Tech victim Mary Read) and Maggie Rheinstein (her nephew used a gun to end his life) consoling each other

20-yr anniversary of the signing of the original Brady background check bill

Friday, November 22 Peter Read (father of VA Tech victim Mary Read) and Maggie Rheinstein (her nephew used a gun to end his life) consoling each other while concerned citizens rallied in front of Congressman Frank Wolf’s Herndon office. The purpose of the rally was to remind the Congressman that Friday was the 20-yr anniversary […]

Vigil at NRA HQ proves to be an emotional journey for protesters

Friday morning at 10 o’clock is not a good time to draw a crowd, yet nearly 100 people gathered outside of the NRA headquarters at 10 am on June 14th to mark the six month anniversary of the killing of 26 Sandy Hook Elementary School children and the teachers who tried to protect them.  The […]

Remember to Keep Calling Your Senators and Congressmen

Every Day: Congress is another matter and while the Senate is gearing up to vote on Background Checks again, we have to thank our Virginia Senators for voting for the Manchin-Toomey Background Check amendment and ask them to support the limitations on ammo clips/magazines, and the assault weapons ban. When you call Senator Warner’s office […]

June 14th Sandy Hook Vigil

Friday, June 14th is the six month anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Remember the sympathy and understanding shown by the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre after the shooting?  Neither do I. Join us for a Vigil in front of the NRA National Headquarter Building on Waples Mill Road in Fairfax, VA at 10:00 […]

Help Newtown Action Alliance Break the Cycle of Gun Death

It has been six months since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in our hometown and we have not seen any action from Congress to pass what the majority of Americans support – universal background checks that will save lives and make all American communities safer. Congress needs to see that we want […]