Mayors Against Illegal Guns http://wamc.org en Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown http://wamc.org/post/calls-action-mark-6-months-newtown <p>Six months after the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, the tragedy will be marked with a moment of silence, the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims and calls around the country to pass legislation expanding background checks for gun purchases.</p><p>Family members, elected officials and other leaders will gather in Newtown today for a day of remembrance and a call to action. Mayors Against Illegal Guns will launch a bus tour to 25 states to build support for background checks.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:52:44 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67000 at http://wamc.org Calls For Action Mark 6 Months Since Newtown Mayors Speak Out For Gun Legislation http://wamc.org/post/mayors-speak-out-gun-legislation <p></p><p></p><p>The coalition “Mayors Against Illegal Guns” has released a public service announcement calling on Congress to take action on gun violence. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 59473 at http://wamc.org Mayors Speak Out For Gun Legislation Vermont Mayors Address Reduction in Gun Violence http://wamc.org/post/vermont-mayors-address-reduction-gun-violence <p></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 03:42:55 +0000 Pat Bradley 55716 at http://wamc.org Vermont Mayors Address Reduction in Gun Violence