State Legislators, National African American Gun Association Meet on Gun Violence in PA

Donna BullockState Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Philadelphia (Submitted Image)

PENNSYLVANIA — Members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus met Tuesday with the National African American Gun Association and the House Second Amendment Caucus to discuss gun issues in the commonwealth, according to PLBC Chair Donna Bullock.

“In order to get something done on gun crime and violence, we need to talk to every stakeholder,” said Bullock, D-Phila. “Though we may disagree on some policy issues, it doesn’t mean we can’t talk about the gun violence that is plaguing the commonwealth and where we can find common ground to make a difference.

“Black gun owners are uniquely positioned to discuss public safety and gun violence prevention while protecting the rights of legal, responsible gun owners.”

The National African American Gun Association was founded “to expose, educate, and motivate as many African American men and women to go out and purchase a firearm for self-defense and to take training on proper gun use.”

Its launch date was Feb. 28, 2015, in honor of Black History Month.

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