‘Quench the Violence’ rallies through Downtown Jacksonville against gun violence

‘Quench the Violence’ rallies through Downtown Jacksonville against gun violence

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A group of Jacksonville-area activists took to the streets of downtown Friday, rallying against gun violence.

It began outside the Duval County Courthouse. Those in attendance included members of the group “Quench the Violence.”

Community faith leaders were there too, along with mothers who have lost children to gun violence.

“Our babies are getting killed every day. They’re getting murdered. So we’ve got to be their voice. We’ve got to stop and try to find something that’s going to keep these guys off the streets,” said Ellia Wilson, who lost her niece to violence.

“I don’t think people really think about gun violence. They think about it in movies and TV, but they don’...

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