Moms Demand(ing) Action

Moms Demand Action, a gun control advocacy group, will be in Chanute for a rally Wednesday. They hope to encourage tougher legislation against gun owners convicted of domestic violence.

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February 21, 2020 - 3:51 PM

Sign-carrying gun control advocates attend a 2018 rally held by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America at the Statehouse. [Fred Squillante/Dispatch]

Two days after 58 people were gunned down at an Oct. 1, 2017, outdoor concert in Las Vegas, Sharon Miller walked down the historic Las Vegas Strip where she stopped at a makeshift memorial.

Almost instinctively, her eyes turned to the boarded windows of the Mandalay Bay, the hotel from which the shooter rained down shots on the festive crowd.

In the aftermath, the concert arena was still strewn with shoes, ball caps, purses and coolers.

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