National Day of Action to Demand an End to Gun Violence

Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

AMERICANS TO CALL ON CONGRESS TO END GUN VIOLENCE ON NATIONAL DAY TO DEMAND ACTION – THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013

 

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition Announces More than 100
Events Across the Country as Part of Largest Field Campaign in U.S.
History to Address Gun Violence
  
Who: South Tucson Mayor Jennifer Eckstrom, Tucson Mayor
Jonathan Rothschild, Pam Simon, Daniel Hernandez, Jocelyn Strauss (Moms
Demand Action…), and additional guests, TBA.
Where: South Tucson City Hall, 1601 S. 6thAve.
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 11:00 am – 11:30
Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced that Americans
will gather at more than 100 events across the country on Thursday,
March 28 as part of the National Day to Demand Action to
end gun violence. While members of Congress are home during the
Easter/Passover recess, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in conjunction with
Organizing for Action, Americans for Responsible Solutions and other
groups, will organize events and petition drives and generate an
unprecedented number of calls into Senate district offices to call for
their representatives to support commonsense gun laws like comprehensive
and enforceable background checks.
 
The National Day to Demand Action will feature hundreds of
mayors, law enforcement officials, faith leaders, gun violence survivors
and family members, and other Americans who want Congress to take
immediate action to strengthen our background check system and reduce
gun violence. The day is expected to be the largest gun violence
advocacy event in history and is part of the largest field campaign in
U.S. history to address gun violence. The Coalition recently announced
that it is hiring organizers and opening campaign offices in ten key
states, including Arizona.

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