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Chicagoans Unite to Rally and March for Gun Reform
From a press release
2018-02-17

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CHICAGO — Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Women's March Chicago, and Indivisible have joined forces to lead a rally and march from Federal Plaza to Trump Tower, declaring that the time for "thoughts and prayers" is long past and the time for action is now. We demand our lawmakers do more to end this gun violence crisis in our city and our country. We deserve to live in a country where children live free from gun violence, in their schools, in their homes, and in their communities.

On Sunday, February 18th, thousands will band together in solidarity to declare that enough is enough. There will be a brief program at Federal Plaza with a call to action for gun reform, and then we will march as one from Federal Plaza, stopping at Daley Plaza for a moment of reflection for those lives lost, and ending across from Trump Tower.

Currently, through Facebook alone, over 7000 people have expressed a desire to attend this event.

WHO:

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Women's March Chicago

Indivisible Chicago

Indivisible Illinois

Women's March Illinois

Speaker Lineup:

Jason Saini - Initiated Facebook event for the March

Brenna O'Brien - Chicago Lead, Moms Demand Action

Jaquie Algee, Women's March Chicago and SEIU

Jen Diamantos, Science Teacher, Illinois Education Association

Lauren Tucker, Indivisible Chicago

WHAT: Rally and March

WHEN: Sunday, February 18th, 1pm-3pm

WHERE: Federal Plaza ( 219 S Dearborn ) for Rally, then March from Federal Plaza to Daley Plaza, then to riverwalk across from Trump Tower ( see march route below )

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Hashtags: #GunReformNow, #March4GunReform, #ThrowThemOut

Twitter: @MomsDemand, @IndivisibleChi, @WomensMarchChi

Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/149626219069392


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