Gun Violence Prevention Groups Organize DC Rally

Published: October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am


Newtown Action Alliance and 125 other gun violence prevention organizations and allies have joined the Campaign Against Assault Weapons to ban #WeaponsOfWar in America.

The Campaign Against Assault Weapons is sponsoring a National Vigil to send #LoveToLasVegas and to rally to demand a ban on #WeaponsOfWar Wednesday, October 18, from 6:30 to 8 pm, on the West Lawn of the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

RSVP on the Newtown Action Alliance Facebook event page at

1. Wear all black or red
2. Go to to print an "I say NO to #WeaponsOfWar" poster
3. Open flame candles are not allowed. Bring electronic candle or download the iPhone Candle App or the Android Candle App.

A coalition petition can be signed at

By choosing to attend this event, participants acknowledge the risks involved, and are committing to participate nonviolently and in accordance with the law, and to work to deescalate confrontations with opposing persons or others. Participants agree not to engage in any act of violence or violation of any applicable law; and to obey the orders of authorized event marshals and law enforcement authorities.

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