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Thousands take part in March for Our Lives in Grand Rapids

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NEWS

More than 4,000 people gathered at Rosa Parks Circle on Saturday, March 24, 2018 calling for tougher gun control laws at the Grand Rapids March for Our Lives rally.   As part of the national March for Our Lives movement the the student-...

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GRPS gets ready for school walkout, discusses gun violence, school security

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-09-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools announced on February 22, 2018 that it would stand by and support students in their advocacy for gun reform by supporting the Wednesday, March 14, 2018 school walk-out. This walkout was organized by teens nationally in...

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Time to challenge unconstitutional statute on City powers over open carry laws

by (Attorney Jack H...)

Submitted 11-10-2015 under OPINION

Open Carry campaigns are taking over Grand Rapids streets and campuses. Those who object are told there is nothing that can be done because Section 2 of Act 319 of the Michigan Firearms Code deprives Michigan cities of any power to control guns in...

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Time to reduce gun violence: an open letter to Senator Dave Hildenbrand

by (Kathleen Ley)

Submitted 03-26-2014 under OPINION

It’s time for state Senator Dave Hildenbrand (MI-29) to step up and join reasonable efforts to reduce gun violence in Michigan – to save lives, to stand with a majority of voters, and to act consistently with his own public comments. Gun...

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Mayor addresses citizen concerns in live conversation on GRTV, The Rapidian

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Every month, the mayor is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, the mayor answered questions like those posed by John Wiegand, Rapidian Intern, who asked the mayor what his thoughts are about...

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