Wear Orange on June 2-3 to Honor Gun Violence Victims and Spark Change

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by ZontaDoris Have you heard?  National Gun Violence Awareness Day is Friday, June 2. Kathleen McGrory, staff writer for the Tampa Bay Times, recently interviewed Michelle Gajda, Florida chapter leader of the advocacy group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Gajda explained that the national Wear Orange campaign is intended to end gun violence and save …

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There ought to be a law…

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by ZontaDoris The headline “Law fails to keep pace with technology” grabbed my attention. Sue Carlton, a Tampa Bay Times columnist, wrote earlier this month about victims of domestic, dating, or repeat violence (each action is defined separately in Florida law) and stalking. Summary: She explained that a victim cannot seek protection when there are …

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Domestic Violence in Pinellas County–Believe, Speak, Act

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The Zonta Club of Pinellas County is joining the roster of Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) advocates to fight for domestic violence victims in our county. The DVTF is chaired by Assistant State Attorney Dora Komninos, who is running to become a County Court Judge.  Dora came to our Club meeting in June.

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