NEWSLETTER

December 28, 2016

Grandparents Against Gun Violence

.Newsletter: December 28, 2016

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Best Wishes for a Happy, Healthy New Year. Know we will continue to focus on the gun violence issue...and taking positive actions to prevent it.

Contents:

1.   Next meeting: Monday, January 23, 2017
2.   Sandy Hook Vigil Update
3.  December 5 ALEC Meeting Recap
4.   Letters to the Editor
5.   News from the World of Gun Violence Reduction

    1. January meeting
    • Details
      • When: Monday, January 23
      • Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
      • Colonial Church, 71st and Mission
    • Topic=true Story

       Gun Shop Owner Makes Mentally Ill Sale

       that Leads to Death 

      See attached: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article116462698.html 
      • We will be joined by:
        • Alla Lefkowitz,  of the Brady Campaign
        • Janet Delana, mother of the woman murdered
        • Both will share their experiences and feelings about this tragic case.
      2. Update on the Dec 14 Vigil: Though only about 40 people were there on that bitterly cold night, GAGV was  well represented and received great media coverage: KC Star plus TV: KSHB, WDAF and KCTV


        Check out more photos on our FB page. www.facebook.com

        3. December 5 meeting: ALEC* and the Koch Brothers Who Love Them

         GAGV Minutes 12.5.2016.docx

        *American Legislative Exchange Council

         4.   Letters to the Editor: Many good letters – including two from our   members: Mary Fran Zeller and Judy Sherry

        Letters.12.28.16.pdf

         5.   News from the World of Gun Violence Prevention

        Still have a few copies of Grant Park – Half price $12.50, not $25!

        How You can Support GAGV

        1. Understand and support our mission
        2. Recruit new members, inform others, and encourage action
        3. Like and share our Facebook page
        4. Write letters to the editor
        5. Engage in our volunteer activities.
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