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Everytown and Moms Demand Action to Host Third Annual Brooklyn Bridge March and Rally to End Gun Violence

May 9, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

NEW YORK CITY – Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, will host the Third Annual Brooklyn Bridge March and Rally to End Gun Violence bringing together volunteers, gun violence survivors, law enforcement, gun safety advocates, and community leaders from New York and around the country that are committed to preventing the gun violence that kills 88 American – including eight children or teens – every day.

As the pinnacle of the 2015 Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Mother’s Day Week of Action, the march will raise awareness for gun violence prevention and promote the recently launched Be SMART campaign, which asks gun owners and non-gun owners alike to come together to reduce the number of unintentional shootings, suicides, and homicides that occur when an unsupervised child gets a hold of gun. According to the newly released #NotAnAccident index by Everytown and Moms Demand Action, as of May 4th, there have been at least 80 unintentional shootings involving children, resulting in 24 deaths and 57 injuries since January 1, 2015, an average of one unintentional child shooting in America every 36 hours.

For updates, follow the social media conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using @MomsDemand and #BridgeToGunSense.

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Date:
May 9, 2015
Time:
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
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Website:
http://momsdemandaction.org/