SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Today, many people will be gathering at the Capitol for National Gun Violence Awareness Day to spread awareness and deliver a call to action.
The day of awareness comes a day after a gunman opened fire at a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma, killing four people. A week before that shooting, an 18-year-old man shot and killed 19 children in Uvalde, Texas. And six people were killed almost two months prior in a downtown Sacramento shooting.READ MORE: HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Pledges To Protect Access To Reproductive Health Care
The 10:30 a.m. gathering will take place at the west steps of the State Capitol, where a federal call to action will be issued.READ MORE: Airbnb Permanently Bans Parties At Its Rental Locations
In Stockton, police along the California State Attorney General Rob Bonta will be talking about the department’s ongoing group gun violence intervention strategy. That press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday.MORE NEWS: FDA Advisers To Consider Whether Omicron-Specific COVID Vaccines Are Needed