The Importance of Self Care – from a Gun Violence Survivor

by Laurie Works @healingembodied on Instagram LaurieWorks.com In our work as humans, activists, and purveyors of nonviolence in our communities, it’s so easy to get caught up in the work. The work is important, vital, necessary. It can start to feel heavy and...

We Are What We Behold

by Joel Shenk – Pastor of Toledo Mennonite Church I’ve been thinking a lot about the significance of tools.  There is a quote that says, “We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.”  This quote is often attributed to media theorist Marsh...

From Fear to Freedom

From Ryan, a recent gun donor: This Winchester Model 61, a slide-action .22 caliber rifle, was passed to me by my father, after being passed to him by his father. All three of us Nazarene ministers.  All three of us captured by the teachings of Christ, seeking to...

Orange Solidarity

Many folks are wearing orange today, June 1st, and gathering together over the weekend for Wear Orange Weekend for gun violence awareness.  It’s one of many forms you can take action on to show solidarity in your community. Orange was chosen because it’s the color...

Demand the Ban

It feels like a transfer of power is happening.  An older generation is giving way to new generation.  Youth familiar with school shooting drills are able to vote.  High-school graduates are holding baby boomers to account for the America they are inheriting.  Has...

Radical Red Letters-A Story From a Gun Donor

Below is a story submitted by James.  We asked James to tell his story about his journey from military veteran to donating his guns to RAWtools.  Trigger Warning: suicide, combat Our AK-47 gun donor had @preemptivelove shirt on. Perfect. His gun will be a garden tool...

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