Strickland pushes for stronger federal and state gun laws

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 31, 2022 9:50 AM CT | Published: May 27, 2022 12:42 PM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland called Friday, May 27, for “strong federal laws with reasonable restrictions on weapons” and “stronger state laws punishing gun crimes and more intervention with those at-risk of using guns.”

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