|Fwd: Gun control/Salon||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: patty guerrero (pattypaxicloud.com)|
|Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:16:18 -0800 (PST)|
To all on the Salon list serve. Do what you can. Thanks, patty > Begin forwarded message: > > From: patty guerrero <pattypax [at] icloud.com> > Subject: Gun control/Salon > Date: February 21, 2018 at 3:14:53 PM CST > To: gayle cole <gaco78 [at] gmail.com>, a garland <a.garland [at] > netzero.net>, Karla Sand <karlaviolets [at] hotmail.com>, Martha Sheppard > <msheppard825 [at] gmail.com>, Richard Aasness <richaness [at] hotmail.com>, > RBaker <rdbaker12 [at] gmail.com>, Denise Marlowe <denisemarlowe5729 [at] > gmail.com>, Richard Stauning <rcs [at] yesims.com> > > Here is the letter that a friend of mine sent to her school board in her > district 191. Last night we decided we would write to our school board, > also, and ask for them to do something about gun control. This letter is > sample or you can make up your own. Do what you can. Let me know if you > need help. > > Also, if you go to Sibley High School Go Fund Me on the web you can find out > how to donate for them to help send students to go to Washington, DC for the > Rally against guns. i just did it and it was very easy. > > Also, if you want to pick out a congress person to send a check to them w/the > amount line made out to “Thoughts and Prayers” instead of money, just do it. > It will get their attention if nothing else. > > Thanks, Patty > > > February 19, 2018 > > Dear School Board in District 191: > > Our nation is experiencing the aftermath of yet another tragic school > killing/slaughter. This time it is in Florida. We could remain powerless or > become proactive. I am calling on our school board in District 191 to submit > the letter (inclusive of the below resolutions) to the State Board of > Education and/or State Senators, Legislators and Governor: > > Dear State Board of Education, State Senators, State Legislators and Governor, > > We, the District 191 School Board, submit the following resolutions for we > believe these will better insure our students’ and staff safety: > > Be it resolved we grassroots, caring people in District 191 insist on a > state-wide ban on all assault weapons. > > Be it resolved that all sales of high capacity magazines, “slide-fire” or > “bump” stocks be made illegal. These trigger activators increase the rate > that a gun’s trigger can be pulled thus increasing a firearm’s rate of fire. > > Be it resolved the citizenry of District 191 request required hours of > classroom training followed by field training before the purchase of a gun. > > Be it resolved that universal background checks for gun sales between private > parties are necessary. If a buyer and seller aren’t federally licensed, they > are required to appear before a licensed dealer who would conduct the > background check and keep a record of the transaction. > > Be it resolved the citizenry within the boundaries of District 191support the > restriction of any gun purchase to anyone with a diagnosed mental illness. > > Our district leadership believes gun violence is a public health issue > requiring a cultural shift. More must be done to protect our students and > staff. We want common-sense gun laws passed because the present gun policies > are not working. WE MUST DO SOMETHING RADICALLY DIFFERENT TO INSURE OUR > SCHOOL COMMUNITY’S SAFETY. The above resolutions will not eliminate all gun > incidents, but we can as a state set policies to maximize the safe use of > weapons. > > Sincerely, > > District 191 School Board >
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