gun violence

Warren outlines initiatives to address gun violence spike

The city will take several initiatives to curb gun violence in response to a recent spike in shootings, Mayor Lovely Warren announced Friday. Warren...
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Fri, 10/30/2020 - 12:08pm
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Connections: Addressing the weekend's mass shooting and gun violence in Rochester

Two young people were killed Saturday morning in one of the worst mass shootings in Rochester’s history. Jaquayla Young and Jarvis Alexander were both...
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Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:28am
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Forum on ending gun violence goes virtual this week

A Rochester City Council leader is hoping a lot of people take part in a virtual town hall this week to combat gun violence. Council Vice President...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 8:29am
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Connections: Exploring state gun laws and activists' perceptions on personal gun ownership

We're joined by members of the local chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense to discuss concealed carry and related gun laws in New York State, as...
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Tue, 08/06/2019 - 12:42pm
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Connections: Understanding new data on gun violence in Rochester

We take a detailed look at shootings in the City of Rochester over the last four years. The Center for Public Safety Initiatives at RIT analyzed the...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 9:56am
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Connections: Previewing the "Beating Guns" tour

Invoking the idea of beating swords into plowshares, two men have written a book calling for us to beat guns into garden tools. The book, simply called ...
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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:27pm
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Plan to combat gun violence announced

A new action plan for preventing gun violence in Rochester has been unveiled. The Roc against Gun Violence Coalition has been around for about 8 months...
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Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:05am
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Connections: Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden on violence in our community

When he was running for Congress, Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden said that young people do not value life the way they should. He said that...
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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:46am
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Connections: Discussing the #ThinkAboutIt Campaign and efforts to curb gun violence

Organizers of a new anti-gun violence initiative say they hope educating people about the causes and effects of gun violence will help make the...
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Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:52am
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New campaign against gun violence launches in Rochester

Rochester city officials announced the launch of a new campaign to eradicate gun violence Tuesday. Mayor Lovely Warren and Councilmember Willie...
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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 1:43pm
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