For many months we've heard that there is no common ground, no consensus in the United States any more. So what can one expect from a group (GunSenseUs) with a name rhymes with consensus? Can it get anything done? In a word, yes. We share the same goal as many other groups: To reduce gun … Continue reading Leveraging Consensus
Gun violence is an issue that many don't like to discuss and, in fact, like to imagine that it is "out there," not something that is an issue in bucolic Chester County. The facts show otherwise. Here are some recent examples. In mid-September, a husband and father of two was shot and killed in West … Continue reading Gun Violence, It’s Not Just “Out There,” It Is Here
By Tom Richards, Gun Sense Chester County Board of Directors To the Willistown Board of Supervisors: When I was head of a small Pre-K and elementary Quaker school in West Chester several years ago, I was always impressed with how the preschool teachers dealt with disputes between children who were three and four years old. … Continue reading Do the Adults Need a Peace Table?