Americans are #WearingOrange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day

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Anti-Gun Violence Groups Are Wearing Orange for Awareness

June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, a campaign organized by the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund -- a nonprofit organization of Americans working together to end gun violence. The day marks a moment in time where millions of Americans come together to stand up for a world where people can live a life free from gun violence.

In honor of this momentous day, Americans are helping spread the message by wearing orange, which according to, symbolizes "the value of human life." In addition to wearing orange, Everytown for Gun Safety is asking the public to spread awareness by posting a pledge on social media stating who they're wearing orange for.

See just a few of many Americans who are choosing to #WearOrange in order to take a stand against gun violence:

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Americans are #WearingOrange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day
On June 2nd, I’m #wearingorange for the 1st ever National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Join me ->
On June 2nd, I’m #wearingorange for the 1st ever National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Join me ->
I'm #WearingOrange tomorrow because I don't want Hadiya's death to have been in vain.
I'm #WearingOrange tomorrow for Natl Gun Violence Awareness Day bc gun violence is an epidemic that must be addressed
I'm #WearingOrange on June 2nd in honor of the #gunviolence survivors I've met in the past year. A brave bunch.
I'm #WearingOrange because having a gun in an abusive home is dangerous and all too often deadly.
#WearingOrange in #NYC. JOIN US on June 2nd, take the pledge at @MomsDemand @Everytown
I'm #WearingOrange on 6/2 to honor all the #gunviolence survivors I've photographed so far. Join me: @shannon @kharyp
I'm #WearingOrange June 2 b/c all Americans should be able to live without fear of #gunviolence #momsdemandaction
Join us this Tues & #wearorange to raise awareness for the 88 people who die from gun violence everyday in the U.S.

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