Interfaith group hopes to stop gun violence, squeeze supply, WKYC, 5/30/2014

CLEVELAND — Their rallying phrase: Our united power builds a Greater Cleveland.  It’s strength in numbers. It’s getting loud enough to get something done.

The Greater Cleveland Congregations pulls people from more than 30 faith groups to make change from the ground up with one new goal: stopping illegal guns.  In a room of several hundred people Thursday, only a few could say they haven’t seen the impact of gun violence.

“I’ve seen a dozen people shot, six shot and killed,” said Cleveland resident Brandon Copleland. “Growing up on Wade Park, you become numb to it, you accept the unacceptable…[Guns are] all over the place, and now a days people shoot first and ask questions later.”

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