Austin turns out to support Lock Arms for Life

Austin turns out to support Lock Arms for Life

Over the long holiday weekend I attended two events. First, on Saturday I was at the Women’s MarchATX2020 on the Capitol grounds talking to crowds about gun safety. Then, that following Monday you could find me at the Martin Luther King Celebration chatting up...
Gun Locks Part 2: Just one at a time

Gun Locks Part 2: Just one at a time

Last time out, I leaned that Austin police are permitting a shooting sports foundation to control the distribution of gun locks. The National Shooting Sports Foundation is in charge, according to APD policy. But the governor has said all Texas citizens can get gun...
Austin Police are off target on Gun Lock Safety

Austin Police are off target on Gun Lock Safety

The police officer didn’t have much time for her call to me, even though she was the one who called. That’s how calls can go when they prevent things from happening. She was standing in the way of safety, though, letting Austin police policy prevent guns...
Paying My Price of Discomfort

Paying My Price of Discomfort

Have you ever signed up to learn something—and a day before you’re about to start the class you realize what a totally insane idea it was? Yeah? My stroke of genius was the day I signed up for the public speaking workshop. I am super awkward on stage, in front...