September 19, 2019 News · Press Releases and Announcements

TOMORROW – SUNDAY: Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Virginia to Endorse Gun Safety Candidates (NRA HQ and Hampton Roads)


by Democratic Party of Virginia

TOMORROW - SUNDAY: Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Virginia (NRA HQ and Hampton Roads)

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: September 19, 2019
CONTACT: Jacques Petit, jpetit@giffords.org

Washington, DC — On Friday, September 20th at 12:00 PM, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, co-founder of Giffords, will travel to Fairfax with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for an event outside the National Rifle Association’s headquarters supporting a slate gun safety candidates.

On Saturday, September 21st at 4:00 PM former Congresswoman Giffords will host a roundtable with gun violence survivors, advocates, and state legislative candidates in Virginia Beach.

On Sunday, Congresswoman Giffords will participate in three canvas kickoffs in Virginia Beach and Norfolk for Missy Smasal Cotter, Karen Mallard, Len Myers, Cheryl Turpin, Alex Askew, Nancy Guy, and Phil Hernandez.

FRIDAY EVENT:

WHAT:
Gathering to support a newly endorsed slate of gun safety champions.

WHERE:
NRA Headquarters
11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

WHEN:
Friday, September 20 at 12:00 PM

WHO:

  • Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, co-founder of Giffords
  • Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe
  • Virginia state leaders and candidates.

SATURDAY EVENT:

WHAT: 
Gun violence roundtable

WHERE:
Va Beach Student Center Room K320ABC
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

WHEN:
Saturday, September 21 at 4:00 PM

WHO:

  • Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, co-founder of Giffords
  • Congresswoman Elaine Luria, Moderator
  • Missy Cotter Smasal, candidate for Virginia State Senate District 8
  • Delegate Cheryl Turpin, candidate for Virginia State Senate District 7
  • Delegate Kelly Convirs Fowler, District 21
  • Virginia Beach gun violence survivors

SUNDAY EVENTS:

WHAT: 
Canvas kickoff for Missy Smasal Cotter, candidate for Senate District 8; Karen Mallard, candidate for House of Delegates District 84; and Len Myers, candidate for House of Delegates District 81.

WHERE:
2006 Mediterian Ave. 
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

WHEN:
Sunday, September 22 at 10:00 AM

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WHAT: 
Canvas kickoff for Cheryl Turpin, candidate for Senate District 7; Alex Askew, candidate for House of Delegates District 85, and Nancy Guy, candidate for House of Delegates District 83.

WHERE:
5600 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23463

WHEN:
Sunday, September 22 at 12:00 PM

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WHAT: 
Canvas kickoff for Phil Hernandez, candidate for House of Delegates District 100.

WHERE:
1150 E Little Creek Road Suite 203
Norfolk, VA 23518 

WHEN:
Sunday, September 22 at 1:30 PM

RSVP: 
Members of the media interested in covering this event must RSVP by emailing media@giffords.org.

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