Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--June 2, 2016. Congresswoman Robin Kelly encourages Chicagoland residents to help bring attention to the issue of gun violence today by wearing the color orange in recognition National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
“We wear orange on June 2 — what would’ve been Hadiya Pendleton’s 19th birthday — to honor the people whose lives have been shattered by gun violence across America,” Congresswoman Kelly said. “We cannot say America is truly the home of the free when we have communities where parents are afraid to let their kids outside to play or walk to school. The staggering gun . . .