Today the NC Council of Churches leads a day long summit focused on status of gun violence prevention legislation at the national and North Carolina level and, more importantly, the potential for change in the upcoming legislative sessions.
NC Policy Watch’s Rob Schofield spoke with Council of Churches Executive Director Jennifer Copeland last week about the event.
Click below to hear the full interview:
According to the American Public Health Association, gun violence has become a major public health issues in the United States. More than 85,000 people are affected by gun-related injuries per year, and nearly 38,000 people die due to gun-related violence.