Massachusetts Action: Springfield rally on Friday at Smith and Wesson

Protest Rally

Organizers of a Springfield MA rally encourage as many as possible to attend this event to make their voices known. The purpose is to ask the gun manufacturer to help solve the scourge of gun violence in this country.

The rally organizers include the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, the Pioneer Valley Project and the B-PEACE for Jorge Campaign. Participants will gather from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. outside the Smith and Wesson gun manufacturing facility at 2100 Roosevelt Avenue in Springfield, MA.

From the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts

Public actions: B-PEACE, in partnership with the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley Project , invites participation in a public witness outside the corporate headquarters of Smith & Wesson (2100 Roosevelt Avenue) in Springfield on Friday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m.  Bishop Alan M. Gates plans to participate.  One hope for this action is to have as many people present as possible, joining voices to ask gun manufacturers to be part of the solution to end gun violence.  B-PEACE is organizing bus transportation from Boston to Springfield; register in advance here .  For more information, contact the campaign organizers directly at bpeace@ssypboston.org .