Take Action to End Gun Violence

In the wake of yet another horrific school shooting, this time at Santa Fe High School in Texas, we are again shaken to our core, outraged over the ceaseless and senseless epidemic of gun violence in this country. As we have said too many times, thoughts and prayers are wholly ineffective in preventing the over…

Going to Chicago- National Medical Conference on GV

I am excited to tell you that Dr. Andrew Zweifler and I will be presenting a talk tomorrow at the National Medical Conference on Gun Violence held in Chicago. Our talk is titled, “Let’s Talk About Guns: Strategies for Successful Clinical Conversations”.  In our presentation, we will examine the challenges involved in discussing gun safety…

New York Times Carries Quote-PPGV Goes National!

It seems that our fight to keep guns out of schools, hospitals, bars etc. has gained national attention. We were quoted in the New York Times! This quote on Nov. 3, 2015 was taken from my testimony when I spoke in Lansing against SB 442. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/11/03/us/gun-owners-concealed-carry-schools.html?referer=http%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com&_r=0 Sonya Lewis

Detroit’s Silence the Violence March- June 27, 2015

Pouring rain and strong winds did not dampen the energy and enthusiasm of those of us who participated in the 8th Annual Silence the Violence March and People’s Festival this past weekend in Detroit. Led by Pastor Barry Randolph of the World Famous Church of the Messiah, the march was an opportunity to speak out…