Lori Haas in The Virginian-Pilot

2 minutes to make your voice heard: public hearing on gun bills this week in Richmond

Lori Haas’ strategy is a little different. As the state director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, she wants to focus the few minutes she has on addressing gun violence in all forms.

“We know there’s no single solution to reducing and preventing gun violence, but clearly doing nothing is not working,” she said in a phone interview. “Mass shootings garner attention, but we have almost three gun deaths daily in Virginia that the legislature and the crime commission must address.”

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