Bill Gibbons: We need a sense of urgency to curb gun violence

by Bill Gibbons — A leading local health official said to me recently that we have a gun violence epidemic in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent figures support his conclusion. Last year, of Memphis’ record 332 homicides, 262 (79 percent) were committed with guns. According to the Memphis Police Department (MPD), Memphis had […]


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