All posts tagged: gun control

Shattered Lives, Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Bill Jenkins Talks About a Victim’s Perspective on Gun Control

  Listen to Shattered Lives Radio   In the wake of mass tragedies attributed to guns like Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, the Aurora, CO theater shooting, and the infamous Columbine, gun control has become one of the hot button topics in every home in the US. Shattered Lives Radio highlights Bill Jenkins and his personal commentary about gun control and how a man with a gun changed his life forever. In 1997 Bill Jenkins’ son, William Benjamin Jenkins, was murdered at the fast food restaurant where he held his first real job. A shooter with an extensive criminal background, and a gun, took the life of the 16-year-old on his second day of work. Jenkins feels that had the 23-year-old shooter not had access to the .380 semi-automatic handgun, he would not have had the wherewithal to commit the robbery and subsequent murder of his son. Since this tragedy, Bill Jenkins has been a strong voice for gun control, often going up against those who are passionate about gun ownership rights in the US. He’s also a …

Donna R. Gore, Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins, ImaginePublicity, Shattered LIves, LadyJustice

Shattered Lives: Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins, Rights of Victims of Juvenile Killers

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Every day on American soil we hear about another tragedy related to guns. Although our Constitution’s Second Amendment protects the right to bear arms, it has been hotly debated and challenged since it’s inception in 1791. Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins‘ views on gun control were born out of her own personal family tragedy, losing her sister, brother-in-law, and their unborn child to a 16-year-old “thrill killer.” Living every day with the memory of her loss, and continually fighting to keep the killer behind bars, Jenkins has been a vocal activist on her sister’s behalf. She brings to the table the issue of the mostly ignored rights of the victims when advocating within the juvenile justice system to keep this “serial killer in the making” behind bars.  Arguing against early release of underage killers who have been tried and sentenced as adults, Jenkins …