College Presidents, Students, and Mayors Against Illegal Guns Call on Congress to Prevent Gun Violence

College presidents from across the country gathered in Washington, DC on Feb. 4, 2013 and joined leaders from Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the United States Student Association, and International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators to demand tougher gun safety laws from Congress.

  1. Find out more about this important effort by reading the media coverage and reactions below. 
  2. Press Release:
  3. National Media:
  4. Other media outlets:
  5. Social Media
  6. Thanks to 350+ college Presidents for taking a stand against gun violence. Now is the time to act. http://bit.ly/Up0mki http://pic.twitter.com/z7USNAB2
    Thanks to 350+ college Presidents for taking a stand against gun violence. Now is the time to act.  http://bit.ly/Up0mki  pic.twitter.com/z7USNAB2om/z7USNAB2
  7. Education secretary calls for better laws to protect students against gun violence  http://huff.to/12nN6OZ OZ
  8. Arne Duncan and college presidents push for stricter gun control:  http://chroni.cl/WZ4cPb cPb
  9. Photo of college, university presidents supporting measures to reduce gun violence in DC yesterday, with @arneduncan;  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/files/2013/02/duncan-and-presisdents.jpeg npost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/files/2013/02/duncan-and-presisdents.jpeg
  10. College presidents gather in Washington today w/ED's @arneduncan at 1:15 EST to demand Congress pass gun reform  http://www.DemandAPlan.org an.org
  11. The presidents of Agnes Scott College and Oglethorpe University are calling for new national gun laws.  http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/atlanta-area-college-presidents-join-fight-gun-con/nWFpD/ /nNRA/news/local/atlanta-area-college-presidents-join-fight-gun-con/nWFpD/ #NRA