CONGRESSMAN CHRIS VAN HOLLEN

Maryland’s 8th District

For Planning Purposes Only

June 28, 2016

CONTACT:    Ian Jannetta – 202-225-1527

Tomorrow at 10:00 am: Van Hollen, Cummings, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes to Hold Day of Action for Gun Violence Prevention 

Gun violence survivors, faith and community leaders, gun safety advocates to push for action on common sense gun safety measures

 Washington, DC – Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen will join Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, and John Sarbanes, as well as gun violence survivors, gun violence prevention advocates, and local faith and community leaders on tomorrow, June 29, 2016 at 10:00 am to push for action on gun safety.

Following last week’s sit-in on the House floor calling on Speaker Ryan to hold a vote on common sense gun safety measures, this day of action will keep the pressure on Republican leadership to listen to the vast majority of Americans who support action to make our communities safer.

WHAT:          Press conference recognizing National Day of Action for Gun Violence Prevention  

WHO:             Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)

Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)

Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen

Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

Gun violence survivors

Local faith and community leaders

WHEN:          Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:00 am

WHERE:        The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland

(Cathedral of the Incarnation)

4 East University Parkway

Baltimore, MD 21218