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National Gun Violence Awareness Day
(Reuters) –“U.S. health and advocacy groups have declared June 2 as National Gun Violence Awareness Day. People are asked to wear orange – traditionally a color worn by hunters – to remember shooting victims.
“According to the Gun Violence Archive, as of May 31 over 17,000 people in the U.S. had died in 2023 as a result of guns, including by suicide. The number includes 109 children under the age of 12.”