Houston mayor, other US mayors lobby President Biden for more federal support in fighting gun violence

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner discusses gun violence with other U.S. mayors.

HOUSTON – Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner joined the mayors of Dayton, Chicago, Austin, and Savannah during a virtual press conference Tuesday to discuss the rise in gun violence across the country and to urge President Biden to take immediate action to make their cities safer for their residents.

Watch video of this event in the player above.


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