According to the event organizers, 7,000 pairs of shoes (14,000 shoes in total) were used in the display, symbolizing that between 14 December 2012 and 13 March 2018, 7,000 children were killed by guns in the United States. The Capitol is the home of the U.S. Congress.
The Parkland shooting was the deadliest school shooting since 26 were killed in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT. @Avaaz says it represents the number of children who died bc of gun violence.
Donors to the shoe monument include actresses Susan Sarandon and Bette Midler, and talk show host Chelsea Handler.
This dramatic and influential organization is only five years old.
According to a press release issued in advance of the event, the figure of 7,000 came from the Centers for Disease Control.
Some schools will allow students to participate and have encouraged them to exercise their free speech rights under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Calling for the shooting to be a tipping point for gun legislation, George and Amal Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and companies such as Gucci have donated as much as $500,000 to support the March For Our Lives effort, which is being organized by the nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety.
The silent protest is meant to spur lawmakers to take action on gun reforms.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate The Delhi End TB Summit at VigyanBhawan in the capital tomorrow. As the main cause of death from antimicrobial resistance, TB also poses a threat to global health security.
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In a note to the authorities, one of the member D Prabhu said that the team paid Rs 200 per head to the forest department. The Indian Air Force (IAF) was pressed into action by the Defence Minister after reports of the forest fire surfaced.
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As per reports, the bus that fell into the gorge was going from Almora's Deoghat to Nainital's Ramnagar. Meanwhile, staff at Bhatrojkhan police station said the postmortem was being conducted at Bhatrojkhan.
BIS warns central banks on digital currency issuance
Federal Reserve and European Central Bank, is wary of central banks issuing their own central bank digital currency, or CBDC. While a CBDC might not alter the basic mechanics of monetary policy implementation, its transmission could be affected.
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Finland acquires stake in Nokia
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Suhana Khan bags her first project
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