May 24, 2024

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Here4TheKids Attracting Support, Skepticism With Anti-Gun Campaign

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As the Here4TheKids movement — which proposes that white women come together under the leadership of women of color, then use their power and privilege to demand an outright ban on guns — has continued to gain traction, it’s also attracted criticism.

The organization’s leaders remain confident that their planned June 5 sit-in at the Colorado Capitol will result in tangible change, however.

“My experience the past couple of days has been: This is not a hard sell,” says Nikki Thorpe, who has been canvassing Denver to gather support. “I would say around 90 percent of the people that we’re approaching are like, ‘Yes, thank you.'”

But while Thorpe says most people appreciate Here4TheKids’ focus on ending gun violence, others are taking aim at the group.

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, which…

Benjamin Neufeld

2023-05-19 09:34:00

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