Gun Violence Prevention
Email Discussion at Riderwood
The Gun Violence Prevention group is comprised of Riderwood residents and staff who strive to prevent gun violence, both nationwide and in Maryland, using email to share information and discuss issues.
Joining the group
Any resident or staff member of Riderwood is welcome to join. To join, click here. A form will come up. Fill in your name and email address and click on the Join button to request membership in the list. You will then receive an email message asking you to click on a link to confirm that the email address entered on the form is really yours. After that, you will be a member of the group and will receive all email messages sent to the group.
Sending a message to the group
Just send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org. The message will be sent to every member of the group. Only members may send messages to the group.
All messages sent to the group must
- Relate to the purpose of the group
- Respect differing opinions
- Be civil
- Include the name of the sender
The group managers (list owners) reserve the right to suspend or remove anyone who, in their sole opinion, repeatedly acts in a manner that does not respect the purpose of the group.
The archives are available here. Access to the archives is open to everyone, but email addresses in the archives are masked for privacy.
The manager of the group is Bob Tiller, while the contact for technical issues relating to the email list server (SimpleLists.com) and this web page on RiderwoodLife.com is Roger Fajman. If you wish to contact any of them individually, you can get their contact information from the Resident Directory, available online at myErickson or on paper from your Front Desk.
You may also write to all three people at the same time by sending email to email@example.com.
Leaving the group
To leave the group (unsubscribe), just click here. A form will appear. Fill in your email address and click on the Leave button. You will then receive an email message with a web link for you to click on to confirm that the email address entered on the form is really yours. After that is done, you will no longer be a member of the group.
More information about gun violence prevention
There are many groups listed here that are involved in the gun violence prevention movement, at the national, state and local levels. Some of the groups sponsor events.
NRA Monthly Vigil
There is a Vigil at NRA Headquarters on the 14th of each month. Look here for more information.
You can also contact your elected representatives with your opinions about gun violence prevention. If you live in Riderwood, who your representatives are depends on whether you live in the Montgomery County or the Prince George’s County part of Riderwood.