Speaking out on gun violence this week:

Opinions and editorials published across the United States:

From a member of the the Orland Sentinel's Community Conversations Team:

The editorial board of The Toledo Blade argues: "Gun violence is not just about guns."

A Texas mom says "lawmakers who claim that rural parents want their teachers armed are not speaking for me or my neighbors."

An editorial in the Daily Times in Delaware County, PA, calls it “common-sense” to get guns – "at least temporarily – out of the hands of those who pose a danger to themselves and others."

The Santa Fe New Mexican is calling for universal background checks:

Published in the Salt Lake Tribune: