Sep 15, 2018

Anti-gun violence statues debut across U.S. this weekend

A series of anti-gun violence statues featuring a child hiding underneath a school desk and holding onto it with fear are debuting across the country this weekend, as student activists campaign to push voters to elect leaders against gun violence, gun control group Giffords announced.

The details: The statues were made as a representation of a lockdown drill in the midst of a school shooting. There are 10 statues being deployed in congressional districts across the United States with the goal of people confronting the "reality of gun violence."

Locations include:

  • Parkland, Florida
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Irvine, California
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Houston, Texas
  • Sarasota, Florida
  • Spokane, Washington
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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