The greatest gift we can bestow on all Missouri and Kansas children and grandchildren is the opportunity
Are we against guns? NO.
We will reduce gun violence through education, advocacy and participation in actions to keep our children and grandchildren safe at home, at school and in our community.
We were the first local chapter of Grandmothers Against Gun Violence established in 2013 as a response to the Sandy Hook school tragedy. In September 2015, we changed our name to Grandparents Against Gun Violence to become more inclusive, and developed a new logo and tagline. We continue to be a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization.
Our Primary Concern: Impact on Our Children
We understand the psychological impacts on children subjected to recurrent gun violence. We cannot sit by and allow our children to mature…
Constitutional Rights and Guns: Seeking Appropriate Balance
We do not seek to eliminate Second Amendment rights. We recognize the misunderstandings associated with the appropriate gun use/ownership debate.
Rather we will:
Sandy Hook Anniversary Vigil/Demonstration
We will be joined by many community organizations and faith groups as well. PLEASE plan to attend – we will be there with our banner and encourage our members to come and wear orange. Make any signs you want, such as “We Support Background Checks” or anything else you want to say.