Current Mental Health Challenges:  STRESS, ANXIETY & DEPRESSION

Current Mental Health Challenges: STRESS, ANXIETY & DEPRESSION

Current Mental Health Challenges: STRESS, ANXIETY & DEPRESSION by Toni Wellen, CAGV Chair Emeritus   Researchers at the University of California, Davis, found that 110,000 people in California purchased a firearm in direct response to the coronavirus. About 47,000 of the buyers were first-time gun owners. Buyers cited concerns over civil unrest, economic downturns, stress, anxiety, and depression. […]

SEEKING UNITY & HEALING

SEEKING UNITY & HEALING

SEEKING UNITY & HEALING IN 2021 by Toni Wellen, CAGV, Chair Emeritus Do we live in a culture that is inherently violent? Will you ever forget the images of January 6, 2021, a lawless mob attacking our nation’s capitol, some with firearms? Now in order to inaugurate a new president, we are fortifying the nation’s […]

Biden Announces New Gun Violence Prevention Measures

Biden Announces New Gun Violence Prevention Measures

Biden targets ‘ghost guns’ and ‘red flag’ laws in new gun control measures The president wants to curb the spread of homemade firearms that lack traceable serial numbers. Biden announces executive orders to ‘curb the epidemic of gun violence’ “In my over 30 years in gun violence prevention, the plan outlined by President Biden to […]

IN THE NAME OF FEAR by Toni Wellen, CAGV Chair Emeritus

IN THE NAME OF FEAR by Toni Wellen, CAGV Chair Emeritus

We are living in the time of COVID. Should I wear a mask and social distance, or should I buy a gun? Am I safer with a gun? Perhaps getting vaccinated might be more logical, however I need to wait my turn…. what are others doing? Gun sales surged in the Spring of 2020 amid […]

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