The greatest gift we can bestow on all Missouri and Kansas children and grandchildren is the opportunity
Are we against guns? NO.
We will reduce gun violence through education, advocacy and participation in actions to keep our children and grandchildren safe at home, at school and in our community.
We were the first local chapter of Grandmothers Against Gun Violence established in 2013 as a response to the Sandy Hook school tragedy. In September 2015, we changed our name to Grandparents Against Gun Violence to become more inclusive, and developed a new logo and tagline. We continue to be a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization.
Our Primary Concern: Impact on Our Children
We understand the psychological impacts on children subjected to recurrent gun violence. We cannot sit by and allow our children to mature…
Constitutional Rights and Guns: Seeking Appropriate Balance
We do not seek to eliminate Second Amendment rights. We recognize the misunderstandings associated with the appropriate gun use/ownership debate.
Rather we will:
Monday, April 24 Meeting
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
Our April 24 meeting will focus on finding common ground with people with whom we do not agree. Mikhala Simmons, from the Center for Conflict Resolution, will talk with us about active listening so we CAN find places where we can agree. She will help us learn to have Constructive Conversations – leading to Conflict Transformation
National Gun Violence Day
June 2, 5:00 PM, Plaza Fountain
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! We are hoping everyone will wear orange that day. The 5:00 PM rally at the Plaza Fountain will be sponsored by GAGV, with our Heartland Coalition co-sponsors. More details to come...but please plan to join us.