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By Derrick Johnson
NAACP President 

NAACP Take Steps to Root Out Gun Violence

 

This Independence Day, just as the nation was processing our horror of the vicious murder of Jayland Walker by Akron police, our hearts were dealt more devastating news as those in Highland Park were terrorized, shot, and killed while celebrating our nation's liberty.

We are heartbroken, we are furious, and we WILL NOT remain silent as gun violence, whether at the hands of police or a mass shooter, threatens precious lives.

The NAACP is taking IMMEDIATE steps to address the roots of gun violence and STOP this devastating war on the safety of our communities.

In statehouses, courtrooms, a...



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