May 2, 2013
will host a community event with Police Chief
of CeaseFirePA and community members to demand action from
lawmakers to reduce gun violence. In April, Senators
stood with 88 percent of
voters and voted to expand background checks to private gun sales at gun shows and online.
have co-sponsored identical legislation in the House.
WHAT: Community event in support of expanded background checks
, Western PA Coordinator, CeaseFirePA
, Funeral Director, Pitts Funeral Home
Friday, May 3, 2013
City Hall581 Franklin Ave.
RSVP: Dave Scholnick,
About Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Since its creation in
, 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
, 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
SOURCE Mayors Against Illegal Guns