An excerpt from The Daily Californian
By Jarrett Fisher
Representatives from politics, academia, policy research and the UC Berkeley student body gathered to discuss gun violence and gun control in America during a campus event Wednesday night.
The event, hosted by the ASUC Office of the External Affairs Vice President, featured a wide variety of speakers, including California District 64 Assemblymember Mike Gipson, Policy Director of the Pacific Center for Violence Prevention Andres Soto, Berkeley Law Professor Franklin Zimring and campus junior Leonard Irving-Thomas.
Speakers highlighted recent acts of gun violence and brought together statistics and political insight to describe the issue, afterward proposing a variety of solutions.