Huffington Post, by Mark Shriver and Carolyn S. Miles

“When it comes to protecting the most vulnerable among us, we must act now,” said President Barack Obama this afternoon, as he signed 23 executive orders and urged Congress to act quickly to curb gun violence. Mark was at the White House event on behalf of Save the Children.

Save the Children has not been involved in the gun control issue in the past — our work has focused on providing education, health and emergency relief services to children and families living in poverty in the United States and around the world — but in the aftermath of Newtown, we are taking action. And when it comes to the safety of our children, there should be no comprise or half steps. …Read more