Local remembrance vigil held on Newtown anniversary

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - It is the one year anniversary of the horrific events that took place in Newtown, Conn. Two local organizations are coming together to hold a candlelight vigil in the remembrance of the 20 children and six adults whose lives were cut short.

Saturday at 6:30 p.m., Organizing for Action Ohio and Mom's Demand Action are coming together to send the message of "we stand with you in remembrance of those who were lost one year ago" to Newtown.

The vigil will take place at Clifton United Methodist Church in Cincinnati.

Organizing for Action (OFA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization with the intent to advance the policies that the American people voted for in 2012. Moms Demand Action is a non-partisan movement to mobilize moms and families to advocate for middle-ground solutions to the problem of gun violence.

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