Local moms will wear orange, rally on National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Moms Demand Action anti-gun event is Saturday

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - Toledo moms are banding together to confront gun violence.

Local moms will wear orange Saturday, which is National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

The group, called Moms Demand Action, will hold also hold a rally that day at 10 a.m. at City Savage Park at Nebraska and City Park in central Toledo.

"We really just want to honor the lives that have been lost and those who have been affected by gun violence, beyond those who have just lost their lives - their family members, their classmates, their teachers," Moms Demand Action leader Rachel Gagnon said. "So Saturday is really an opportunity to unite."

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