Groups gather at Washington Park to demand changes in gun legislation

Groups gather at Washington Park to demand changes in gun legislation

There was an orange wave of people demanding changes in gun laws in downtown Cincinnati on Saturday. People in Washington Park chanted, marched and shared a message to raise awareness about gun violence at an event deemed, "Ohioans for Gun Safety." It is "Wear Orange Weekend," part of what was National Gun Violence Awareness Day on Friday. Those we talked with said the orange honors those who’ve been affected by shootings. Dozens marched around Washington Park with a message. "We need to elevate this conversation every chance that we get," Michelle Mueller said. The people, including Ethel Guttenberg, said enough is enough. 2018 Ford Powerstroke Engines Her granddaughter, Jaime Guttenberg, 14, was killed in the Parkland High School shooting in Florida earlier this year. "You know, even since Parkland, there have been more school shootings," Guttenberg said. In Parkland, Florida on Saturday, just like in Cincinnati, there was a "Wear Orange" movement, too. Guttenberg’s grandsons said they knew it was only a matter of time until gun violence impacted them, and one of them said he felt powerless when it hit their family. "One of my first thoughts when Jaime died, was that my family down in Florida can never experience this again," Matthew Youkilis said. The group, Moms Demand Action, marched side-by-side with gun violence survivors, advocates for changes in law and family members of victims. They said they’re wearing orange to honor those hurt by shootings. The people we talked with said this is just a fraction […]

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Groups gather at Washington Park to demand changes in gun legislation

Groups gather at Washington Park to demand changes in gun legislation

Organizers said the event is an example of the momentum being felt across the country CINCINNATI — There was an orange wave of people demanding changes in gun laws in downtown Cincinnati on Saturday. People in Washington Park chanted, marched and shared a message to raise awareness about gun violence at an event deemed, "Ohioans for Gun Safety." It is "Wear Orange Weekend," part of what was National Gun Violence Awareness Day on Friday. Those we talked with said the orange honors those who’ve been affected by shootings. Dozens marched around Washington Park with a message. "We need to elevate this conversation every chance that we get," Michelle Mueller said. The people, including Ethel Guttenberg, said enough is enough. Her granddaughter, Jaime Guttenberg, 14, was killed in the Parkland High School shooting in Florida earlier this year. "You know, even since Parkland, there have been more school shootings," Guttenberg said. In Parkland, Florida on Saturday, just like in Cincinnati, there was a "Wear Orange" movement, too. Guttenberg’s grandsons said they knew it was only a matter of time until gun violence impacted them, and one of them said he felt powerless when it hit their family. "One of my first thoughts when Jaime died, was that my family down in Florida can never experience this again," Matthew Youkilis said. The group, Moms Demand Action, marched side-by-side with gun violence survivors, advocates for changes in law and family members of victims. They said they’re wearing orange to honor those hurt […]

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