PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — In this week’s Give Me a Minute, Lew Church, the coordinator of the Portland Gray Panthers talks about why he feels gun violence needs to be dealt with now.

Church is also a long-time gun control advocate who says seniors have a stake in stemming the rise in gun violence. Watch his full statement in the video player above.

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