Thursday, February 21, local community activists and advocates for common sense laws to reduce gun violence will gather at 800 Welch Road to urge Rep. Kerry Bentivolio to support reasonable gun safety laws. Protestors will carry signs and banners.
At the rally, concerned MoveOn.org members joined by other gun safety groups and speakers will ask Rep. Bentivolio to take action.
“It is time for our new Congressman to stand up for common sense reforms that will reduce gun violence,” Gwen Markham said, a local MoveOn.org member. “Congress can not wait for the next Newtown, Virginia Tech, Tucson or Columbine before taking action. Rep. Bentivolio needs to return to Washington and vote to protect our children and our community. We urgeBentivolio to stand up against gun violence and know that the extreme NRA doesn’t speak for me.”
WHAT: Demonstration for Gun Safety. Local MoveOn members to urge Congressman Bentivolio to pass sensible laws to reduce gun violence.
WHO: Local MoveOn.org members and One Million Moms for Gun Safety
WHERE: Vote for Gun Safety Rally at Congressman Bentivolio’s office 800 Welch Rd. Commerce Township (cross street is Maple Road or 15 Mile Rd.
WHEN: Tomorrow, Thursday, February 21, Noon
VISUALS: Signs and Posters