'Million Mom' Anti-Gun Rally
Draws Just Four Marchers
Just three years ago, America's gun controllers
were able to fill Washington, D.C.'s National Mall with enthusiastic
Second Amendment foes in an event dubbed "The Million Mom March."
But last week, the ranks were considerable thinner
for a rally by the "Million Moms" in Florida.
"Four people came," reports the Palm
Held outside the West Palm Beach City Hall, the
protest was supposed to commemorate national ASK Day, a day designed
to remind parents to ask whether guns are in the houses where their
Rally organizer Ann Nanni told the paper
that she spent last week sending out press releases, calling TV
stations and issuing invitations to prominent figures whose support
could advance the cause.
Invited dignitaries included Sheriff Ed Bieluch,
West Palm Beach Police Chief Ric Bradshaw, State Attorney Barry
Krischer and Palm Beach Mayor Lesly Smith.
But none of them came, admitted Nanni. She says
no one even bothered to RSVP.