Background on President Obama Gun Violence Announcement

Background on the president's gun violence announcement, from a White House official:

White House Pool Report

obama executive orderThe audience for today’s event includes children who have written the President about gun violence and their families; families of Newtown victims; representatives from a broad coalition of stakeholder groups including law enforcement, gun safety advocates, educators, sportsmen, health and philanthropic leaders; Cabinet and administration officials; members of Congress; and people that have used the White House’s We the People online petitions platform to speak out on reducing gun violence.   

Stage Participants
·         Grant Fritz, 8-year old letter writer
·         Elisabeth Carlin, Grant’s Mom
·         Julia Stokes, 11-year old letter writer
·         Dr. Theophil Stokes, Julia’s Dad
·         Hinna Zeejah, 8-year old letter writer
·         Nadia Zeejah, Hinna’s Mom
·         Taejah Goode, 10-year old letter writer
·         Kimberly Graves, Taejah’s Mom

Administration Officials
·         Attorney General Eric Holder

·         Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

·         Secretary Arne Duncan

·         Secretary Janet Napolitano

·         Secretary Ken Salazar

·         Secretary Tom Vilsack

·         Secretary Ray LaHood

·         ATF Acting Director Todd Jones

Local Leaders Expected to Attend 
·         Mayor Ralph Becker, Salt Lake City, Utah

·         Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville, Kentucky

·         Commissioner Linda Langston, Linn County, Iowa

·         Selectwoman Patricia Llodra, Newtown, Connecticut

·         Mayor Mike McGinn, Seattle, Washington

·         Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

·         Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Allentown, Pennsylvania

·         Mayor Ron Rordam, Blacksburg, Virginia

·         Mayor R.T. Rybak, Minneapolis, Minnesota

·         Mayor Stephen Scaffidi, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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