Survivors of the shooting at Parkland High School in Florida are calling for a nationwide student demonstration on March 24 — a “March for Our Lives” to demand that state and federal legislatures enact sane and sensible gun laws.

     I hope that Ripon students, teachers, and parents will participate, and when they do, I will stand with them to demand action from our lawmakers.

     If anyone thinks that “more guns” or “good guys with guns” is the solution, if anyone thinks that murdered children are simply the price of his freedom to own whatever guns he wants, that person is part of the problem.  ...

— David Sakrison,
614 Watson St.

     To read the entire letter, see the Feb. 22, 2018 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.