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Evening of Justice--Gun Violence Prevention

  • Peninsula Temple Beth El 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas San Mateo, CA, 94403 United States (map)

This will be the first of a series focusing on social justice issues in partnership with Reform CA (a project of the Religious Action Center). Discover how we can tie political engagement and activism with our core Jewish values, as our rabbis all so eloquently challenged us to do in their High Holy Day sermons. 

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Guest Speaker: Christine Smith, Staff Attorney/Pro Bono Director
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

The evening will include a presentation by Ms. Smith, an engaging discussion, an easy opportunity for direct action that night, and suggestions for continued action.

Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, which began in the Bay Area and now works in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, has more than two decades of experience advocating for gun laws that will reduce the toll of gun violence on our nation. In that time, it has become the leading resource on firearms law in the country, educating legislators and the public on smart gun laws that save lives. The center's work includes producing detailed gun violence prevention research and analysis, filing amicus briefs in critical Second Amendment cases across the country, and working with lawmakers and advocates to craft and promote legislation that will reduce gun violence and save lives.