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Rep. Kelly continues push for gun safety as Democrats mark sit-in anniversary

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., released this statement marking the one year anniversary of the House Gun Violence Prevention Sit-In that she organized with Reps. John Lewis (Ga.), Katherine Clark (Mass.), David Cicilline (R.I.) and John Larson (Conn.). Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress. It comes after Kelly, vice chair of the Democratic Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, wrote to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence asking for their assistance in passing legislation after 38 children under the age of 16 had been killed in Chicago in the previous . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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