From President Obama to Mayor Wharton, public officials are taking steps to try to reduce gun violence, especially among youth.
In Memphis, Wharton is calling on the faith-based community to be a major player in the effort to address what he calls the No. 1 problem in Memphis — “Teenagers with guns.”
What should be the faith based community’s partnership role in curbing youth gun violence- if any?
Are faith communities equipped to serve as effective partners in curbing youth gun violence? If not, what’s needed?
Why do so many young men in our community have so many guns and use them?