Bay Area Marches for Our Lives

Indivisible East Bay members attended March for Our Lives events in several locations in the East Bay and beyond on March 24; here are some of their impressions. Richmond Tom Janci: We attended the March For Our Lives event in Richmond. Organizers estimate almost 1,000 people turned out to show support for the young people who … Continue reading Bay Area Marches for Our Lives

A Sensitive Subject: Gun Rights from One Perspective

Editor's note: After the March 24, 2018 March for Our Lives, a member of IEB leadership interviewed an IEB member who is a gun owner and who attended one of the East Bay Marches. What follows is an edited selection of their wide-ranging conversation on guns, gun control legislation, gun ownership, and related subjects. The … Continue reading A Sensitive Subject: Gun Rights from One Perspective

March For Our Lives & Other Events Against Gun Violence

There are numerous events against gun violence on different dates in different locations. We will add to and edit this list as we learn of new events and/or updates. March 14: School Walkouts: Schools and students nationwide will participate in a 17-minute walkout on March 14 at 10 AM (local time), to honor the 17 … Continue reading March For Our Lives & Other Events Against Gun Violence

Calling BS On Thoughts and Prayers

There aren't words for what happened in Parkland, Florida on Valentine's Day. The trauma inflicted on the students and their families is so unimaginably vast that it may alter the course of American history. Parkland's students are forging their heartbreak and anger into action. Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, stood in … Continue reading Calling BS On Thoughts and Prayers