Letter: Rally Against Gun Violence

To the Editor:

If you have been searching for a way to show support for an assault weapons ban and other meaningful gun-violence legislation, please come to the rally on Saturday, Feb., 16, 10 a.m. to noon on the Vermont Statehouse lawn in Montpelier. Speakers include Montpelier Mayor John Hollar and Rep. Linda J. Waite-Simpson, D-Essex Junction.

The goals are to:

∎ Encourage Vermont legislators to introduce a bill banning assault weapons.

∎ Support H-124, a bill to reduce gun violence.

∎ Support federal efforts, including California Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Assault Weapons Ban of 2013.

∎ Reduce gun violence and create safer communities for our children.

Please join us Saturday and show visible support for meaningful legislation.

Myrna L. Brooks