Weston March For Change Extends Bus Reservation Deadline

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Weston planning committee for the March for Change rally has extended the deadline for bus seat reservations until Feb. 7.
Weston planning committee for the March for Change rally has extended the deadline for bus seat reservations until Feb. 7. Photo Credit: Marchforchange.org

WESTON, Conn. - The Weston planning committee for March for Change has reserved more coach buses and extended the deadline for a bus seat reservation to Feb. 7.

The change was made in response to the growing number of residents from Weston and neighboring towns marching on Feb. 14 in support of safer gun laws in Connecticut.

Green knit caps will be handed out on the bus for participants to wear at the rally to show solidarity. The rally coincides with the two month anniversary of the Dec. 14 shootings in Newtown.

The Feb. 14 rally will be held on the north steps of the State Capitol overlooking Bushnell Park in Hartford from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The buses will depart from St. Francis of Assisi Church parking lot on Norfield Road in Weston at 8:30 a.m., with boarding beginning at 8 a.m. The cost is $20 per person. A seating reservation is required and can be made by emailing nkerns@optonline.net by Feb. 7.

“We are marching to give voice to the helpless targets and innocent bystanders of gun violence here in Connecticut and across our country,” said Dawn Egan, one of the Weston planning committee leaders. “We are not opposed to gun ownership, but are taking a stand against gun violence by advocating common sense laws designed to keep assault weapons out of the wrong hands.”

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I want to challenge that woman Dawn Egan on her statement that she's not opposed to gun ownership. I'll make donation to her group if she can pass a lie detector.

Yes, more gun laws. It works very well in Chicago, why not here. You will never see Obama cry in public for shooting victims in Chicago, his hometown. Why? Simply because there's no or very little shootings in Chicago and its ghettos.
But.. but.. but.. 500 people were shot dead in Chicago last year, 99% by handguns.
Oh well, I'm wrong again. I guess strict gun laws just don't work.

The committee of saps and dilettantes for Change is not "opposed to gun ownership." They only want to determine what you "need" to defend your home. Get on the bus, girls, eat your cookies and wear your hats. We will continue to keep whatever weapons you get the legislative wimps to prohibit. America has not been kept free by bus riding, but by men and women who have guns and know how to use them. We will continue.