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Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons Host ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’

Members of Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons are pressing for answers, in a quest for solutions to gun violence. The group led a town hall on Saturday, April 7, to which they extended invitations to state and congressional representatives and candidates. “We know this issue runs deeper and wider than just guns,” Bloomington High School North student Sarah Hannon said, …

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bloomingOUT – #WeAreOrlando Strong – June 16, 2016

On this special episode of bloomingOUT, anchors JP and Ryne host a panel discussion about the June 12 mass shooting that occurred at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL. The panel tonight is held by the President of Bloomington PRIDE, Justin Ford; and from the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Rachel Guglielmo. The panel talks about …

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Activate! Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo

From the Activate! Archives: Local mom and activist, Rachel Guglielmo, discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America; an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a …

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Bloomington LGBTQ+ and Ally Communities Hold Vigil for Victims of Nightclub Attacks

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead. Bloomington PRIDE and the PRISM Youth Community will be holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday night on the steps of City Hall, beginning at 7:30pm(EST). Additionally, the Back Door is having a letter writing event …

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