A group of people in a committee room, nearly all women, holding signs saying "1 child (is greater than) all the guns" and "Make Our Schools Safe Again." Women from Moms Demand Action are also present.

The white patriarchy in Tennessee

BY: - September 1, 2023

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly gave me a lesson on the white patriarchy. I had not understood the term in a meaningful way until this week, until I could feel it viscerally in the silencing of our dissent, in the ignoring of our presence, and our silent and present plea for gun safety — […]

A woman on her knees holds her face in her hands in front of a memorial of flowers and stuffed animals.

Updates on Nashville school shooting: police investigation continues as city mourns

BY: - March 28, 2023

A day after an armed shooter stalked the hallways of The Covenant School in Nashville, killing three children and three adults, the law enforcement investigation continues. Among the victims were three nine-year-old children: Evelyn Dieckhaus, Hallie Scruggs, and William Kinney. The adults were Cynthia Peak, 61, a substitute teacher; Mike Hill, age 61, a custodian; […]