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WATCH: Group in Kalamazoo calls for action on gun violence bills

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Jan 18, 2023

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The End Gun Violence Michigan coalition held prayer vigils and press events across the state Wednesday in an effort to spur lawmakers into passing new legislation on gun violence.

One of them took place in Kalamazoo Wednesday afternoon at First United Methodist Church.

Watch the full news conference here:

Group in Kalamazoo calls for action on gun violence bills

We’re told the focus of the news conference centered around healthcare.

Dr. Oreste Romeo and Dr. Robert Beck from the Bronson healthcare system spoke at the event, as did Rev. Julie Kline, Rev. Heather McDougall and Rabbi Simone Schicker.

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