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Mayors Against Illegal Guns To Deliver 1.75 Million Petitions Demanding Action On Gun Violence To U.S. Senators Tomorrow; 25,988 Petitions Will Be Hand-Delivered In Arizona

25,988 Petitions Will Be Hand-Delivered to Senator Flake and Senator McCain; Survivors and Advocates to Call on Senators to Support Commonsense Reforms When They Return to Washington Next Week;

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1.75 million petitions demanding political leaders take action to prevent gun violence will be delivered to Senators in all 50 states tomorrow.  Tens of thousands of these petitions – including 25,988 to Senators Flake and McCain – will be hand-delivered at petition drop-off events across the country where gun violence survivors, law enforcement officials faith leaders and others will urge Senators to support commonsense gun reforms when they return to Washington next week.   The petition can be viewed here:

As national lawmakers have been back in their home states and districts on recess the past two weeks, Mayors Against Illegal Guns has continued its push for sensible gun laws by airing ads in key states featuring a gun owner, Newtown families and highlighting the disturbing link between weak gun laws and violence against women.  The coalition also organized more than 140 events across the country featuring mayors, faith leaders, moms, law enforcement officials, gun violence survivors and family members of victims who spoke out about the need for comprehensive and enforceable background checks.  These activities are part of the largest field campaign in U.S. history to address gun violence.  The coalition recently announced that it has hired organizers and opened campaign offices in ten key states. 

List of petition delivery events happening in Arizona on Friday, April 5 (all times local):

Phoenix What:   Petition Delivery to Senator Flake (25,988 Petitions)Who:    Alex Teves, father of son Alex Teves who was gunned down in Aurora theater shooting Pat Maisch, Tucson shooting survivor Morgan Abraham, University of Arizona Student Body President Chris Kitaeff, licensed firearms dealer, Arizonians for Gun Safety board member Ellen Davis, concerned ArizonanWhen:  10:00 AMWhere: Outside of Senator Flake's office, 2200 E. Camelback Road, Suite 120

Tucson What:   Petition Delivery to Senator McCain (25,988 Petitions)Who:    Ken Dorushka, Tucson shooting survivor Nancy Bowman, Tucson shooting survivor Daniel Hernandez, Jr., Tucson shooting survivorWhen: 10:00 AMWhere: Outside of Senator McCain's office, 407 W Congress St. #103

Tucson What:   Petition Delivery to Senator Flake (25,988 Petitions)Who:    Ken Dorushka, Tucson shooting survivor Nancy Bowman, Tucson shooting survivor Daniel Hernandez, Jr., Tucson shooting survivorWhen:  3:30 PMWhere: Outside of Senator Flakes's office, 6840 Oracle Road, Suite 150

About Mayors Against Illegal GunsSince its creation in April 2006, Mayors Against Illegal Guns has grown from 15 members to more than 900 mayors from across the country. We have more than 1.5 million grassroots supporters, making us the largest gun violence prevention advocacy organization in the country.  The bipartisan coalition, co-chaired by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, has united the nation's mayors around these common goals: protecting communities by holding gun offenders accountable; demanding access to crime gun trace data that is critical to law enforcement efforts to combat gun trafficking; and working with legislators to fix weaknesses and loopholes in the law that make it far too easy for criminals and other dangerous people to get guns.  Learn more at

CONTACTS Erika Soto Lamb: or 646-580-5281 Alex Katz: or 617-721-3779

SOURCE Mayors Against Illegal Guns

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