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Feb. 23: Stand Up for Every Life

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 13:02
Dear [[First_Name]], http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5610/c/237/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=72783 Something President Obama said on Tuesday really stood out for me. He said: *""I want our actions to tell every child, in every neighborhood: Your life matters, and we are as committed to

They Are All Precious Lives

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:13
"Problems viewing this email? View it on our website [ http://ceasefireusa.org/gvp-report/precious-lives ]. " CeasefireUSA: The GVP Report - January 20, 2015 In The News ►Precious Lives [ http://preciouslivesproject.org/ ]*Precious Lives* [ http://preciouslivesproject.org/ ] is a two-ye

Sunday, Jan. 11: Join Us for Remembrance of Life

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 13:19
Dear [[First_Name]], As France responds with horror to a mass shooting, there is strong feeling of solidarity and sympathy among crowds of ordinary people with signs that say, "I am Charlie Hebdo." In this spirit of solidarity and sympathy, we invite you to join us for Sunday's Remembrance of L

Sunday, Jan. 11: Join Us for Remembrance of Life

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:19
Dear [[First_Name]], Every life taken by gun violence is a terrible loss to a family and community. Will you stand in solidarity with all who have lost loved ones in this way? *Join us Sunday, January 11, at 3 p.m. at Urban Ventures for the fourth annual Remembrance of Life. * [ http://org2

Here's What We Face In 2015

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 13:02
Dear [[First_Name]], The legislative session begins next week, and the gun lobby is ready with its extremist agenda. Here's just a sampling of the outrageous bills they've already pushed here and in other states: *1. **Eliminating our state background check system* altogether. (Because dom

May There Be Peace On Earth

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 13:25
Dear [[First_Name]], We wish you a peaceful 2014 holiday season. Please hold in your thoughts and prayers all families who have lost loved ones. As the year ends, please consider making a donation to Protect Minnesota so we can continue our work in 2015. *Click here to make a tax-deductible

Duluth: Join Us Dec. 11 in Memory of Gun Violence Victims

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:09
Dear [[First_Name]], It is nearly two years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that took the lives of 20 children and 6 adults. Can you join us for a memorial for all gun violence victims on Thursday, Dec. 11? *What: *Candlelighting and Memorial Service for All Victims of Gun

One Injured at Ferguson Protest in Minneapolis

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:52
a member organization of States United to Prevent Gun Violence, publishers of The GVP Report CeasefireUSA: The GVP Report - November 25, 2014 Minnesota News *In Minneapolis,* about 1,000 people turned out to protest [ http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/283922041.html ]a g

We Need A Top Doctor Now!

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:08
Dear [[First_Name]], There is still no top doctor in the United States. No surgeon general to plan responses to public health crises. Why not? Because President Obama's nomination for U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has been blocked in the Senate for many months. One reason for thi

Today: Support Gun Violence Prevention on Give to the Max Day

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:22
Dear [[First_Name]], Give to the Max Day is here! By donating to Protect Minnesota today, you are supporting the only Minnesota-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending gun violence. Thanks to your support, we have been here since 1991 to advocate for better gun policy, organize our

We Need A Surgeon General - Act Now!

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 15:57
Dear [[First_Name]], Why isn't there anyone in charge of the U.S. response to public health issues, like ebola? Because President Obama's nomination for U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has been blocked in the Senate for many months. One reason for this is that Murthy is disliked by t

Thank You! Gun Safety Won in Midterm Elections

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 16:58
Dear [[First_Name]], The results of yesterday's midterm elections are in, and they show that running a campaign on gun safety is good politics. Voters re-elected the governors of Colorado, New York and Connecticut, who helped pass the strongest gun safety laws in the U.S. in 2013. In Wash

Gripping Video Shows Why It's Important to Vote

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:29
Dear [[First_Name]], Friends don't let friends forget to vote for gun-sense candidates. *Click here to watch a gripping new video that brings that point home. * [ https://www.upworthy.com/you-didnt-load-the-bullets-you-didnt-empty-the-chamber-but-heres-what-you-might-have-done? ]With the polls

Why all the frantic emails?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:00
Dear [[First_Name]], Minnesota is proud of its strong voter engagement, with one of the highest voter turnout percentages in the country. However, during a midterm election, that turnout drops, even here in the Gopher State. We're just over two weeks away from the November election and the c