Critical news of interest to our readers.

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We are very pleased that so many of you have signed our pledge to let candidates know that you will only support those who favor smart, common sense gun violence prevention legislation (if you haven’t already signed the pledge, you can do it here).rsz_evgubxmdswzcnai-556x313-nopadSo to help you understand which legislators supported our historic gun safety bill in 2013, SB1160, here is a link to how our legislators voted:

Senate Vote

House Vote

Obviously, those who voted no on the bill are not supportive of our issue.

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CAGV, together with Project Longevity, is presenting two screenings in Hartford of the Documentary film, Shell Shocked: at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church at 3:00 pm and at the Artist’s Collective  at 7:00 pm on May 7.

Shell Shocked is a gripping documentary about youth violence in New Orleans.  Project Longevity is an exciting program that has been working successfully to curtail gun violence in the largest cities in Connecticut.

You’re invited to come to either of the showings to view the documentary; join the community;  and participate in the discussion led by John Richie, the film’s director; Tiana Hercules, Project Manager of Project Longevity, Hartford; Rev. Henry Brown of Hartford- based Mothers United Against Violence and Ron Pinciaro, Executive Director, CT Against Gun Violence.

See below for Bridgeport May 6th event.

Please join us.

RSVP to sofie@cagv.org

SHELL SHOCKED SCREENING INVITE

 

CAGV, together with Project Longevity, is presenting a Screening of the Documentary film, Shell Shocked, at the Bijou theater in Bridgeport on May 6.
Shell Shocked is a gripping documentary about youth violence in New Orleans. Project Longevity is an exciting program that has been working successfully to curtail gun violence in the largest cities in Connecticut.
You’re invited to come to the Bijou theater in Bridgeport on May 6 to view the documentary; join the community;  and participate in the discussion led by John Richie, the film’s director; Charles Grady, Project Manager of Project Longevity, Bridgeport; and Ron Pinciaro, Executive Director, CT Against Gun Violence.

Please RSVP to sofie@cagv.org