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March for 'common sense gun laws' being organized by Lowcountry official, activists


A march in support of "common sense gun laws" is being organized by a Lowcountry official and two activists.

Rep. Wendell Gilliard, Pastor Thomas Dixon of the Coalition and Butch Kennedy of Project Unity USA are putting on a "100 citizens March" on July 28.

According to a news release, the march will also support stronger laws to eradicate domestic violence in South Carolina.

The march will start at 6 p.m. at Huger and Meeting Street in downtown Charleston.

At 6:30 p.m. the group will begin to march down Meeting Street to Marion Square.

Opening remarks will be given by Charleston Chapter NAACP President Dot Scott.

Guest speakers will share their experiences at Marion Square, organizers say. Speakers include homicide survivors Monica Jefferson and Tamika Myers and domestic violence Survivor, Danielle Richardson. The husband of the late Myra Thompson and Mother Emanuel Survivor, Reverend Anthony Thompson, is expected to speak as well.

For more information, contact Wendell Gilliard at 843-209-3123, or Butch Kennedy at 843-324-7740.

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