An Open Letter from College Presidents: Gun Safety Legislation
Presidents Lawrence M. Schall of Oglethorpe University and Elizabeth Kiss of Agnes Scott College, both in Atlanta, Ga., released an open letter on December 19, 2012 urging gun safety legislation. The letter is now co-signed by more than 360 college and university presidents from across the country.
- Visit the website to read the letter and view the most up-to-date list of presidents who have co-signed.
- Find out more about this important effort by reading the media coverage and reactions below.
- The feed below will continue to be updated.
Higher education publications
- University presidents call for stricter gun-control laws - CBS Atlanta 46 http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/20397075/unviversity-presidents-call-for-stricter-gun-control-laws#.UNRZYbdXVrM.twitter …a.com/story/20397075/unviversity-presidents-call-for-stricter-gun-control-laws#.UNRZYbdXVrM.twitter
Local media nationwide
- College Presidents and hundreds of others have shown their support via their school's website and social media profiles. Some of the most notable mentions include:
- so proud of OUr President @LarryAtlanta http://cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2012/12/21/exp-costello-college-presidents-guns.cnn.html …/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2012/12/21/exp-costello-college-presidents-guns.cnn.html
- I encourage my colleagues to sign: … http://collegepresidentsforgunsafety.oglethorpe.wpengine.com/ entsforgunsafety.oglethorpe.wpengine.com/
- President Durden has joined forces with other college and university presidents urging lawmakers to enact reasonable and rational gun safety measures. Read the open letter to the nation's leaders via the attached link. For more information, check out http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/20/college-presidents-urge-obama-act-gun-violence-pledge-support …
- Really proud of @OglethorpeUniv President Schall and his efforts here: http://myownstormypetrelwords.wordpress.com/2012/12/19/open-letter-from-160-college-and-university-presidents/ …treproudalumrdpress.com/2012/12/19/open-letter-from-160-college-and-university-presidents/ #proudalum
- College and university presidents call the nation to sanity and moral action on gun policy and violence … http://collegepresidentsforgunsafety.oglethorpe.wpengine.com/ entsforgunsafety.oglethorpe.wpengine.com/
- THANK YOU PRESIDENTS: More than 160 college and university presidents calling for gun control including closing the gun show loophole http://brookhaven.patch.com/articles/oglethorpe-president-leading-gun-control-effort …
- My boss signed it - Oglethorpe President Calling For Gun Control Legislation - Brookhaven, GA Patch http://brookhaven.patch.com/articles/oglethorpe-president-leading-gun-control-effort …tch.com/articles/oglethorpe-president-leading-gun-control-effort
College Student Media