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Why I Fight To End Gun Violence: John Lindsay-Poland

Why I Fight To End Gun Violence: John Lindsay-Poland

John Lindsay-Poland explains that he's fighting to end gun violence in order to make the world a safer place.

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John fights to end gun violence, because “guns aren’t making us healthier, safer, and more healed.” In fact, they are making this country—and world—more dangerous.

Jasmine Hardy is the video producer at the Center for American Progress. Orlando Suazo is a video contractor at the Center. Jessica Schuman is a former video intern at the Center. Oshane Mcrae is the campaign associate for Gun Violence Prevention at the Center. Rukmani D. Bhatia is a senior policy analyst for Gun Violence Prevention at the Center.

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Jasmine Hardy

Senior Video Producer

Orlando Suazo

Jessica Schuman

Oshane Mcrae

Campaign Associate

Rukmani Bhatia

Senior Policy Analyst