https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/02/07/police-chief-demands-congress-act-guns-doing-nothing-is-not-acceptable/

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Houston police chief Art Acevedo urged Congress to act on the issue of gun violence Wednesday, saying "our streets, our neighborhoods are truly drowning in the blood of our victims and in the tears of their loved ones.”. At a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee dedicated to gun policy, Acevedo declared, “Gun violence is arguably one of the greatest public health epidemics facing the nation everyone in this room loves and serves.". “Chiefs of police and sheriffs join the victims in asking you to act now to prevent one more death and bloodshed," he said. Feb. 14 will mark the first anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., which claimed 17 lives ... Full story

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