29: Teenagers Lead the Way
It's the Brady Briefing, another time where JJ casts alone on everything from the mounting numbers of mass shootings to how teenagers seem to be leading the fight against gun violence. Get ready--it's the weekly wrap up on gun violence and gun violence prevention for the week of November 30th to December 6th.
Today in this wrap-up, you'll learn about:
- how mass shootings in 2019 now outnumber the days;
- the current hunt for the killers in the Fresno shooting;
- the sentencing of a mother following the death of her toddler;
- how the students of Parkland continue to build momentum within the gun violence prevention movement;
- the company run by one amazing DC teenager;
- and what happens when survivors from around the country gather to mourn.
Links & Mentions
- McCloskey, Jimmy. “Boy Put Mom's Gun in Mouth and Killed Himself after Mistaking It for Water Gun.” Metro. Metro.co.uk, December 3, 2019.
- McLaughlin, Eliott C. “Shooting on the Edge of the French Quarter Leaves 10 Injured in New Orleans.” CNN. Cable News Network, December 2, 2019.
- “N HE Supreme Court of the United States.” Accessed December 5, 2019.
- “Nationwide Vigils & Events to #EndGunViolence.” Newtown Foundation. Accessed December 5, 2019.
- Nelson, Jess. “Parkland Students Tell Supreme Court Gun Violence Is a Youth Epidemic.” Miami New Times. 4, December 2, 2019.
- Patrickis/ABC7, Caroline. “DC Student Receives 25 College Offers, Owns a Company Dedicated to Stopping Gun Violence.” WJLA. WJLA, November 30, 2019.
- Silverstein, Jason. “There Have Been More Mass Shootings than Days This Year.” CBS News. CBS Interactive, December 1, 2019.
- Wamsley, Laurel. “'Our Community Is In Mourning': Popular Singer Among 4 Hmong Men Killed In Fresno.” NPR. NPR, November 19, 2019.