Voices for Change: Gun Violence — Something Has to Change

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Posted at 5:00 AM, Jan 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-14 05:00:33-05

Gun violence in America is a major problem, affecting many, but disproportionately impacting the lives of young adults, males and communities of color. In the first week of 2022 alone, there were 341 deaths and 561 injuries, according to a tracker created by ABC News and The Gun Violence Archive. Gun violence costs the healthcare system more than $1 billion a year, according to the Government Accountability Office. And guns remain the weapon of choice for homicides and suicides. Today we talk about gun violence and what's being done at the grass roots level with El Jay'Em of Project Ripple and Michelle Bell, founder of M-PAC Cleveland.

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