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Grandmothers Against Gun Violence in action. (Courtesy of Grandmothers Against Gun Violence)

Online forum to examine gun violence in Seattle

Candidates for City Council to attend virtual session.

Gun violence discussion: Registration is still open for a virtual candidate forum taking place on Tuesday, July 13, at noon.

The groups Grandmothers Against Gun Violence and the Alliance for Gun Responsibility have invited City Council candidates Nikkita Oliver, Brianna Thomas and Sara Nelson to attend and discuss public safety, existing gun laws and what steps each would take to prevent gun violence in Seattle. 

Marcus Harrison Green, the founder of the South Seattle Emerald and a columnist for The Seattle Times, will host the discussion.

The three candidates are competing for position 9 on City Council. 

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About the Author

Jillian O'Connor

Jillian O’Connor is managing editor of the Seattle's Child print magazine. She lives in Seattle with her husband, two sons and a dog named after the Loch Ness Monster.