This is a message worth sharing, so I am. I wasn’t aware of Wear Orange Day before, so thanks, Jill.
I typically make fun of all the ‘national days’ … I mean, there are some thoroughly ridiculous ones like National Lima Bean Respect Day, National Rat Catcher’s Day, and National Talk In An Elevator Day. However, there are a few of the national days that are worthy of being honoured, and today is one such day: National Gun Violence Awareness Day, also known as Wear Orange Day. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I hate guns and would happily see every last one of them destroyed, so it should come as no surprise that I’m writing about this day.
Until a few days ago when a dear friend emailed me about this day, I was not even aware of it … which likely means that most people are unaware. Raising awareness is the goal of this day, and I aim to do my part to help raise that…
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