We GP is working in coalition with many local groups and churches to collaborate on an April 20th gun violence vigil and evening of action to promote common sense gun reform. This will be held in solidarity with a national day of action on the 19th anniversary of Columbine.
Gather with us to honor all victims of gun violence and to take action. Featured speaker, Rev. Barry Randolph, pastor of Church of the Messiah. Program includes short march, stories and reflection. Sign up for Moms Demand Action, learn about initiatives locally and in Michigan to improve gun safety. May the power of our collective voices help us impact change.
Organizers will have sign up tables and other information to help support initiatives that will make our communities safer, such as:
Event will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 at St. Clare of Montefalco Church. For more info, go to event page: Gun Violence Vigil & Evening of Action. Event will be held indoors in case of inclement weather. Bathrooms will be open.
- Reject arming teachers
- Demand adequate funding from Lansing for School Security
- Support Federal Legislation for Universal Background Checks
- Ask Michigan Senate/House to increase legal gun purchasing age from 18 to 21
- Demand Michigan House/Senate pass a Mandatory Safe Gun Storage law
- Demand Michigan House/Senate enact Red Flag Laws that allow police or family members to seek to have guns confiscated from individuals dangerous to themselves or others
Cohosted by: St. Clare of Montefalco, GP/HW NAACP, Moms Demand Action Eastside, Pointes for Peace, League of Women Voters GP, Christ Church Episcopal GP, St. Paul AME, GP Memorial Church, GP Unitarian Church, GP Congregational Church, GP Unitarian Church, GP Democratic Club, Little Pointers for Diversity, We GP