CT Patch | While strong gun laws are essential for curbing gun violence in all of its forms, additional strategies can strengthen their effectiveness. This is particularly true of the ongoing public health crisis of community gun violence in Connecticut’s cities. That is why CT Against Gun Violence has pursued a multi-dimensional strategy to reduce gun homicide that disproportionately victimizes communities of color. The strategy pairs gun regulations that reduce the flow of illegal guns with meaningful spending on evidenced-based, community-centric gun violence prevention and intervention programs.
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