Make semi-automatic assault weapons illegal nationwide


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If you are interested in RISKING ARREST in order to participate in the NONVIOLENT CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE piece of the Action (mandatory

attendance at nonviolence training), please contact Terry Rumsey by email or phone ~ or 484.326.1370 ~ to discuss the action.

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Direct Action to DEMAND THE BAN


Meltdown and Repurpose

While the profiles of mass shooters vary, their weapon of choice does not. Rapid-firing, semi-assault weapons have been used in multiple mass shootings over the last five years in the United States, causing unimaginable carnage and human suffering. These weapons are designed to kill as many people as possible, in as little time as possible. They are weapons of war that have no legitimate role in civilian life.

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March and Legal Rally

When U.S. Senator Patrick Toomey (R-PA) co-sponsored the 2013 Toomey-Manchin bill to expand national background checks on gun sales, he received extremely favorable national media coverage. In 2016, Senator Toomey was endorsed by some national gun violence prevention organizations and individuals, helping the senator win reelection in an extremely close race. It’s time for Senator Toomey to earn his reputation as a national leader to prevent gun violence.

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Deliver the Repurposed Assault Weapon

Since he has refused to meet with Demand the Ban organizers to discuss a ban on assault weapons, we are mobilizing people from Pennsylvania and throughout the United States to bring the Demand the Ban to Senator Toomey’s office in Philadelphia on May 16, 2018.

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Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Recent public opinion polls have reported that 2 in 3 Americans support a ban on rapid-firing, semi-automatic assault weapons. Yet, our national political leaders refuse to act to protect our children and families. In the great tradition of the U.S. movements for slavery abolition, women’s suffrage, civil rights, and other human rights struggles, we are calling on members of the gun violence prevention movement to take direct action and engage in nonviolent civil disobedience.

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