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National Gun Violence Awareness Day

On National Gun Violence Awareness Day, a group of activists came together wearing orange to call on the community to end what they call an epidemic of violence.

Lexington mom’s son died by suicide, shares story during Virtual Advocacy Day

A group dedicated to raising awareness and ending gun violence held a Virtual Advocacy Day Monday.

Annual Peace Walk held in honor of Anita Franklin

Her mission to end gun violence hasn't lost momentum.

Central Kentucky anti-gun violence advocate Anita Franklin dies

A Central Kentucky mother, turned anti-gun violence advocate has died.

Hundreds rally at the Capitol for gun safety laws

Hundreds of people with the group, 'Moms Demand Action' rallied to urge lawmakers to strengthen the state's gun laws.

“Enough is Enough” vigil held in Lexington to end gun violence

A candlelight vigil was held in Lexington Thursday night to honor the victims of gun violence in Dayton and El Paso and other places around the country.

Lexington to hold vigil for mass shooting victims Thursday night

The vigil will begin at 7 p.m. at the Courthouse Plaza

Activists rally for anti-gun violence at the capitol

The community activist group, 'Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense' filled the state capital to speak to their legislators about protecting survivors of domestic violence.

Orange brings visibility to gun violence in Lexington

Perhaps you saw a lot of people wearing orange around town Friday. There is a reason for it. Those people are using the color to mark Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Kentucky Mothers Plan To Rally In Louisville For Stricter Gun Control

Moms Demand Action will be holding what they call a "shame on you" demonstration outside the Louisville offices of Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul.

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