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End Gun Violence Vigil: A Seed Was Planted in the Rain

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 11th February, 2013 | No Comments

Gun Vigil San Francisco-22The “End Gun Violence Vigil” on Thursday involved 26 tiny pairs of shoes representing Sandy Hook massacre victims and the testimonials of three victims of gun violence in California. Here’s what happened.
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It’s Time to Get War Weapons Off America’s Streets

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 30th January, 2013 | 1 Comment

Gun-Control-Action-Kirsten-Now is the time when we can change the debate in this country. In the wake of the cruel massacre in Newtown, ordinary citizens are demanding action on common sense laws. How Do We Get War Weapons Off Our Streets?
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The Pain Caused by Guns Has No Borders

Posted by in Guest Posts, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 29th January, 2013 | No Comments

Javier Sicilia gun controlOn Wednesday, January 30, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to consider how to address proposals to control gun sales. A group of organizations issued this statement to make sure the Senate considers the impact that failed gun policies have had in Mexico as well as the United States.
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Slaughter of Innocents

Posted by in Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 19th December, 2012 | No Comments

Mexican poet Javier Sicila on the Caravan for Peace this summer, 2012.Millions of anguished conversations about the murder of so many small children at a Connecticut elementary school have produced new resolve to do something. This new commitment to at least talk about gun restriction is heartening. Nevertheless, those, such as myself, who have watched previous waves of horror sweep in, and then recede in the wake of other gun-murder outrages, know we need a broad and resilient coalition against gun violence.
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Senator Harry Reid and Guns: Time to Take a Stand

Posted by in World News & Events on 18th December, 2012 | No Comments

reid_guncontrolWhen CODEPINK, MoveOn and representatives of other organizations marched into Senator Harry Reid’s DC office on Tuesday, December 18, they wanted a simple answer to a simple question: Does the Senator support a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity clips, such as the legislation proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein and supported by President Obama and Vice […]
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