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Gabby Giffords, Guns and the Politicization of 20 Dead Kids

Just finished writing a blog post about former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ speech to the Senate about ending gun violence in America. “This is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for Democrats, for Republicans,” she said last week. “Speaking is difficult but I need to say something important. Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something. It will be hard, but the time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous. Americans are counting on you, thank you.” Really, when people hear this broken voice, see this…

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LA mayoral candidates to meet in South Central

Looking forward to hearing what the candidates have to say about reducing poverty, homelessness and crime in our neighborhood. Rather, looking forward to hearing fluff about how South LA is turning corners and growing with the help of USC at this PR-stunt. Get ya facts straight! We are the poorest, most violent district of the city. The people of this region need help from the top. TODAY 1177 W 25th St  Los Angeles, CA 90007 6:00 pm – 7:30 pn http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5098/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=51239

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