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Black Leaders Speak On Gun Control

Washington, DC
Friday, February 22, 2013

Star Parker, founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), and other leaders from the black community held a news conference on gun control.

Speakers oppose the gun control laws that are currently being proposed and argue that there is no evidence that the policies will prevent other tragedies.

They included: Ken Hutcherson, former linebacker for the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys and pastor of Antioch Bible Church in Washington; Harry Alford, president and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Deborah Honeycutt, medical director of Clayton State University Health Clinic; William Owens Jr.,  founder of God, Guns, and the Constitution; Bruce Rivers, pastor and father of a child murdered by gang members; and Kenn Blanchard, pastor, activist and speaker.

Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013 at 10:58am (ET)

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