Violence Policy Center: Research, Investigation, Analysis, and Advocacy for a Safer America


One of the most depressing scenes that can be viewed on television today is gang violence and shootings. It is growing in epidemic proportions all over the country. In the city I live in, four people were murdered in gang related incidents within the last 7 days, three of them within a few blocks of the other. And all involved guns. This isn’t a sermon on what and what not to do. That is up to each individual person and family.

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Violence Policy Center

One of the most depressing scenes that can be viewed on television today is gang violence and shootings. It is growing in epidemic proportions all over the country. In the city I live in, four people were murdered in gang related incidents within the last 7 days, three of them within a few blocks of … Read more…