Local activists rally for gun safety following Texas school shooting, Buffalo massacre

Local activists rally for gun safety following Texas school shooting, Buffalo massacre

CHICAGO (TOC) — Native activists have been rallying for gun security after the current mass shootings throughout the nation.

College students at Glenbrook South Excessive Faculty organized Saturday’s occasion in Glenview’s Jackson Park.

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Milagros Burgos misplaced her daughter to gun violence in Chicago in 2014.

“That decision that no mum or dad ever of their life needs to get, needs to listen to. It was one thing that we by no means in one million years thought it could occur to anybody that we knew, not to mention us,” she stated.

Protesters referred to as on the federal government to go stricter gun legal guidelines.

In Englewood, the group gathered for its annual “Peace Fest.” They wore orange to honor gun violence victims, survivors and their households.

The occasion was held as a block celebration, in hopes to unite neighbors forward of the summer time. Organizers normally host the occasion in late August, however stated it was essential to host the occasion sooner this yr.

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