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Andy Parker - 'For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety'

"This is a book about an ordinary man who lost his daughter to gun violence and is mad as hell about it."

A father's account of the story that captivated America, the murder of his daughter, reporter Alison Parker, on live television, and his inspiring fight for commonsense gun laws in the aftermath.

In For Alison, Andy Parker shares his work as a powerhouse battling gun violence and gives a plan for commonsense gun legislation that all sides should agree on. He calls out the NRA-backed politicians blocking the legislation, shares his fight against "truthers," who claim Alison's murder was fabricated, and reveals what's ahead in his fight to do whatever it takes to stop gun violence.

Andy Parker is a national gun reform advocate who has appeared on all major news networks, has written op-eds for a variety of publications, and has been interviewed for publications ranging from the New York Times to Time magazine. Together with his wife, Barbara, Parker runs the For Alison Foundation, which creates opportunities for children in southern Virginia to experience the arts. He lives in Martinsville, VA.

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father's Fight for Gun Safety Cover Image
By Andy Parker, Tim Kaine (Foreword by), Ben R. Williams (With)
$26.99
ISBN: 9781948062329
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Apollo Publishers - March 5th, 2019

Renowned activist Andy Parker's account of the story that shocked America, the murder of his daughter, reporter Alison Parker, on live television, and his extraordinary ensuing fight for commonsense gun safety legislation and doing "Whatever It Takes" to end gun violence.