Press release: Mayors Against Illegal Guns announced that Americans will gather at more than 100 events across the country (today), Thursday, March 28 as part of the National Day to Demand Action to end gun violence. While members of Congress are home during the Easter/Passover recess, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in conjunction with Organizing for Action, Americans for Responsible Solutions and other groups, will organize events and petition drives and generate an unprecedented number of calls into Senate district offices to call for their representatives to support commonsense gun laws like comprehensive and enforceable background checks.
Read the full release: Americans To Call On Congress To End Gun Violence On National Day To Demand Action
In Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter, Deputy Police Commissioner Richard Ross, Jr., gun violence survivor Joe Davis will hold a press conference at noon today at the Widener Library, 2808 West Lehigh Avenue. Lower Merion officials will have a press confernece an 2 p.m. at the Montgomery County Courthouse at 2 East Airy Street in Norristown.