Tag Archives: Gun control

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Empty shoes, empty schools: U.S. gun law activists plan two days of theater – Bette Midler & Susan Sarandon Lend Their Support

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Empty shoes, empty schools: U.S. gun law activists plan two days of theater
By Ian Simpson
3-13-2018

WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) – A makeshift memorial made up of 7,000 pairs of shoes will take shape on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, as gun control activists dramatize the number of children killed in the United States by gunfire since the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre.

The monument is being built on the day before a massive, nationwide walkout by students demanding tougher laws on gun ownership, part of a campaign that emerged after the killing of 17 students and staff at a Florida high school a month ago. Read More

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Monday, July 15, 2013

Bette Tweets: Zimmerman/Martin Trial

9-5-2012 6-59-46 PM

Bette Midler ✔ @BetteMidler

We’ll never know what happened that night btwn Zimmerman & Martin. We do know if there hadn’t been a gun, they’d both be alive to tell us.

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