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1 October 2017 saw the largest shooting tragedy in America’s violent gun massacre history. Fifty-eight people enjoying an outdoor event in Las Vegas were murdered and hundreds injured.
Obtaining an arsenal of weapons and ammunition, transporting it, and bringing it into a hotel posed no obstacles. This has to change.
Two short, easy actions this time – do one or do both. We will send messages of condolence to the city of Las Vegas for one, and for the other, we will call the NRA to task.
On this anniversary the NRA twitter feed has not a single word about Las Vegas – no condolences, not a mention of any kind.
They are, however, audaciously, cruelly, tweeting against laws that could control the sale of ammunition:
How it must feel to have been one of the injured, or a friend or loved one of the deceased and see such a tweet on a day like today.
1. Contact Las Vegas
Please contact The City of Las Vegas through one of the channels below and give them the following message, personalized to your liking:
(** If you use Twitter – their tweet on the subject does not have many tweets or comments yet – if you could react to it, I think they would appreciate it**)
My heartfelt condolences on the 2nd anniversary of the immense tragedy your city experienced. I am so very sorry for these losses and for all who are impacted. #Hearts4Vegas #1October
Phone: (702) 633-1000
Email: (form) https://www.cityofnorthlasvegas.com/departments/city_manager/info_finder/ContactCity.aspx?topicId=172
If you use twitter, here is the tweet to reply to, or just post to their page: https://twitter.com/CityOfLasVegas/status/1179063423654481923
2. Contact the NRA
Please contact the NRA through one of the channels below and give them the following message, personalized to your liking:
It’s the 2nd anniversary of the Las Vegas massacre but not a word of condolence from the @NRA for victims, loved ones. Instead the tone-deaf NRA tweets against ammunition control. Time to acknowledge the role the NRA and its Russian backers played in this tragedy. #RussianAsset
Phone: 800 672 3888
Email: (form) https://contact.nra.org
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/NRA/ (NB they block posts, may block comments too)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NRA Here is a link to their inappropriate tweet made today, objecting to ammunition regulation – reply to this if you’re going to tweet please: https://twitter.com/NRA/status/1179033038816186368
Once you have made contact, fill out the three fields below and click the orange banner to report taking action!