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Update on September 12, 2012

Tulane University Senior Devon Walker was injured ( during a football game last weekend, suffering a spinal fracture that may prevent him from ever walking again.

The incident, especially in light of the National Football League's kick off of the 2012-13 season last week, brings further attention to the issue of head injuries in football. As on-field headbanging takes a toll on professional and collegiate athletes, it's important to increase our efforts to protect the countless young athletes across the country. Keep inviting your friends ( to sign the petition to get all 50 states to implement the Lystedt law, or equivalent legislation, preventing life-threatening concussions in youth sports.

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