Dear Gilmer Democrats:

            What I describe below is, to me, one of the most impactful things we, as citizens, can do about the horrors taking place at our border.

            Lights For Liberty is an organization comprised of people dedicated to human rights and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and dignity.

            This organization is partnering with international, national, regional, and local communities and organizations to sponsor Candlelight Vigils to End Human Concentration Camps on July 12.  The Vigils will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide as well as to concentration camps across country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.

The closest Vigil to us in Gilmer County will be

Friday, July 12, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Fannin County (Blue Ridge) Courthouse and Pavilion

            Please join us in this important vigil, hosted by Fannin County Democrats.  If you would like to go and need transportation, respond to this email and Gilmer Democrats will try to find a ride for you.

            If you would like more information about the sponsoring organizations and locations of other Vigils, go to

            Help us end the despicable practices of ripping children from their parents and caging them.