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Gabrielle Giffords

The Parkers' 'sound cause'

Kudos to Andy and Barbara Parker — parents of Alison Parker, the young reporter for WDBJ who, along with cameraman Adam Ward, was killed last week in Roanoke, Va. by an angry and unbalanced former co-worker — who have decided to make the enactment of sensible and reasonable safeguards on the possession of deadly firearms their life's work. They have joined a brave coterie that includes astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and many others who have suffered devastating losses from Newtown, Conn. to Isla Vista, Calif.

Mr. Parker, who has already appeared on national television and