FW: Gun control is good for urban community gardening
A young person who volunteers in our community garden was hit yesterday by
a stray bullet meant for someone else.
Fortunately, he was not critically injured and is expected to come home
from the hospital soon. An inch or so to the left or right would have been
As lead is not good for the soil (or for gardeners) I hope that you'll see
the relevance in the attached.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Senator Barbara Boxer [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 6:42 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: An Urgent Message From US Senator Barbara Boxer
> An Urgent Message from U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer
> It's been one year since the horrible tragedy at Columbine High School.
> Despite this event and other senseless gun killings, Congress still has
> not acted to pass sensible gun control. Enough is enough.
> Please go to <http://www.onedemocracy.com/GunControlNow> and sign our
> petition, urging the United States Congress to pass sensible gun control
> On Mother's Day, I will be one of thousands of concerned mothers marching
> in Washington, DC, speaking with one voice, calling for common-sense gun
> control measures. Even if you cannot be there, you can make your voice
> heard by signing this petition. I will deliver it to Congressional leaders
> the very next day.
> Sign the petition at <http://www.onedemocracy.com/GunControlNow> and then
> forward this message to 8 of your friends. We need thousands and thousands
> of concerned citizens to sign to counter the 3.5 million members of the
> NRA. We are the majority and we need to be heard!
> Thank you.
> Barbara Boxer, United States Senator
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