Volunteers with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, will gather Thursday with community members at First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor for an event to honor the five-year mark of the Sandy Hook School shooting, which took the lives of 20 children and six educators. The event is one of more than 200 across the country commemorating the Sandy Hook five-year mark and asking lawmakers to do more to #EndGunViolence.
In the five years since Sandy Hook, Moms Demand Action volunteers, along with survivors of gun violence and other gun violence prevention advocates, have fought hard – and successfully – to change America’s lax gun laws.
All are invited to join our Washtenaw County community, survivors of gun violence, and congressional leaders in this vigil of loving remembrance of all who have fallen victim to gun violence, that will include guest speakers, a student choir performance, and a brief march.
- Volunteers with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
- Donna Lasinski, State Representative
- Omkar Karthikeyan, pediatrician
- April Ryan, school shooting survivor
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor
608 E. William St., Ann Arbor 48104
About Everytown for Gun Safety
Everytown is the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than four million supporters and more than 170,000 donors including moms, mayors, survivors and everyday Americans who are fighting for public safety measures that respect the Second Amendment and help save lives. At the core of Everytown are Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network. Learn more at www.everytown.org and follow us @Everytown.
About Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that respect the Second Amendment and protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action campaigns for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our children and families. Since its inception after the tragedy at Sandy Hook School, Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and, along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Everytown Survivor Network, it is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than four million supporters and more than 170,000 donors.