Everytown for Gun Safety takes out full-page ad in Houston Chronicle

Everytown for Gun Safety takes out full-page ad in Houston Chronicle

A group of students from across Texas has a question for Gov. Greg Abbott: “We are dying on your watch. What will you do about it?“ More than 40 students signed a letter calling for action on gun control, which will be featured in a full-page ad from Everytown for Gun Safety set to run in the Houston Chronicle on Tuesday. Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, the political arm of the organization, paid for the ad. “Our job is to be good students. Your job is to keep us safe. You have failed at your job,” the students wrote in the letter to Abbott. “Like so many politicians cozy with the NRA, you have steadfastly opposed any reasonable measures that might protect us from gun violence. Instead, you’ve signed dangerous policies to force public colleges in Texas to allow guns on campus and make it legal to openly carry firearms in public. “You’ve continued to push the notion that guns everywhere for everyone make us safer,“ the letter continues. “By that logic, shouldn’t we be among the safest states in the nation?“ The ad comes less than a week after a shooting at Santa Fe High School outside Houston in which 10 people died. The suspected shooter, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is being held on charges of capital murder and aggravated assault of a public servant. The shooting comes several months after the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were […]

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