Laurinburg community speaks out on gun reform


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March 29– About 100 people tolerated the cold rain in Laurinburg, NC on March 24 to demonstrate for sensible gun laws.

Students at St. Andrews University and local peace activists  organized a vigil to commemorate victims of mass shootings –including school shootings– since Columbine High School back in 1999. Speakers included local youth, and mental health professionals.

State Representative Garland Pierce said he would take their concerns back to Raleigh, NC. The League of Women Voters was there to get nonvoters registered in time for the May Primaries. Participants walked across the bridge at St. Andrews and further into the campus, in solidarity with marches going on nationwide that day.


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