Old Bethpage Hosts A Call To Action To End Gun Violence

Maya Brown

August 14, 2019

Originally published in Long Island Weekly on August 14, 2019.

More than 150 people, including representatives from Long Island, several activist groups and community members came together to rally against gun violence on Aug. 7, at Haypath Park in Old Bethpage.

The event, Call to Action to End Gun Violence, was hosted by State Senators Anna M. Kaplan, Jim Gaughran, Kevin Thomas and Monica R. Martinez, as well as Together We Will Long Island, Long Islanders for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action NY. The rally was in response to the deadly mass shootings that took place across the country over the past several weeks, including the latest instances in El Paso and Dayton, which left at least 31 people dead...

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