Gun Violence Discussed at Daylong Conference

During a day-long conference Sept. 28 titled, "Marching On," experts from Wesleyan and all over Connecticut spoke on gun violence prevention and ways to promote legislation change.

During a daylong conference Sept. 28 titled, “Marching On,” experts from Wesleyan and all over Connecticut spoke on gun violence prevention and ways to promote legislation change.

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy.

U.S. Senator for Connecticut Chris Murphy spoke at the “Marching On” conference.

City of Middletown Mayor Daniel Drew addressed the audience.

City of Middletown Mayor Daniel Drew addressed the audience.

Parents who lost their children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, spoke to the audience about gun control.

Parents who lost their children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, spoke to the audience about gun violence.

The event was hosted by Connecticut Against Gun Violence, the Wesleyan Association of Christian Thinkers, Wesleyan's Center for Community Partnerships and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Psi Upsilon, Womanist House, Buddhist house, 200 Church residence hall and Wes Democrats.

The event was hosted by Connecticut Against Gun Violence, the Wesleyan Association of Christian Thinkers, Wesleyan’s Center for Community Partnerships and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Psi Upsilon, Womanist House, Buddhist house, 200 Church residence hall and Wes Democrats.

(Photos by Dat Vu ’15)