Friday, February 25, 2011

Virginia Tech survivor, Sen. Gallardo to speak against guns on campus

STATE CAPITOL, Phoenix – A survivor of the Virginia Tech massacre, Sen. Steve Gallardo, the Brady Campaign and Arizonans for Gun Safety will host a tour promoting gun safety and speaking against legislation to allow guns on higher education campuses.

Each event will feature Colin Goddard, a survivor of the April 16, 2007 Virginia Tech massacre that left 32 dead and 17 injured, and a screening of Living for 32, a 45-minute documentary recounting the tragic events and Goddard’s courageous journey of renewal and hope.

March 1, 2011
Arizona State Capitol, Senate Hearing Room 1
11:30 a.m. Press Conference
12 p.m. Living for 32 screening
University of Arizona, Gallagher Theatre
7 p.m. Living for 32 screening with panel discussion to follow

March 2, 2011
Glendale Community College, Performing Arts Center
2 p.m. Living for 32 screening
Arizona State University, Carson Ballroom, Old Main, Tempe Campus
7 p.m. Living for 32 screening with panel discussion to follow

The Brady Campaign is the nation's largest, non-partisan, grassroots organization leading the fight to prevent gun violence. The Brady Campaign, working with its dedicated network of Million Mom March Chapters, is devoted to creating an America free from gun violence, where all Americans are safe at home, at school, at work, and in our communities.

Arizonans for Gun Safety (AzGS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing gun deaths and injuries in Arizona. AzGS is partnering with the Brady Campaign on the Living for 32 events.

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