Articles and Commentary

Lonnie Phillips

How a 2000 Colorado law that protects gun makers set the stage for a Texas school massacre. | Lonnie Phillips' opinion piece, in the Colorado Sun • March 23, 2023

Colorado law makes it very difficult and financially perilous to sue the gun industry. That’s likely to change. | A couple talks while holding each other and wearing pins with a girls' face on it.Sandy’s & Lonnie’s experience, with Colorado's horrible PLCCA law, is documented in this article about the movement underway to end that law


Parents of Children Lost to Gun Violence Demand Change | Northwell’s Center for Gun Violence Prevention
hosts survivors and advocates seeking solutions • June 22, 2022
TV News Coverage of Northwell Conference

Uvalde Empty Chair

We can Change the Future of Gun Violence | Sandy Phillips & Devin Hughes
June 20, 2022

Makeshift Memorial

Survivors of gun violence will not be silenced
For The Baltimore Sun•May 20, 2022

Lonnie and Sandy Phillips speak about their daughter Jessica Redfield Ghawi at their San Antonio, Texas home.

December 03, 2021 - USA Op-Ed by Sandy & Lonnie Phillips

Op-Ed in the wake of yet another mass school shooting, in Michigan

Sandy & Jessi

LETTER: Aurora theater shooting victims ‘re-traumatized’ by another Aurora mass shooting
By Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, Letter to the Editor -
November 16, 2021
We feel for the teenagers victimized in a drive-by shooting that left them hospitalized, their families traumatized, and all shocked by this new assault in Aurora. It cuts us to the quick. Here's our letter to the editor.

Gun Lock

Survivors Empowered statement regarding
President Biden’s pledge to curb veteran suicide

Survivors Empowered applauds President Biden’s
new strategies to reduce military and veteran suicide.

Lonnie and Sandy Phillips, parents of ...

September 20, 2021 - Denver Post Op-Ed by Sandy & Lonnie Phillips
“Work on ending gun violence must move forward, even without ATF leader”

Screen Nine Article

Screen Nine: A play Based on the Aurora Tragedy

2021-06 USA Today OpEd

June 2021 USA Today OpEd, by Sandy & Lonnie Phillips

Maria Pettolina

Crime Scene Investigator Maria Pettolina Finds Friendship With The Phillips


An Unspeakable Tragedy Changed This Mother’s Attitude About Guns



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