A longtime Kansas City taxpayer funded effort hasn't really worked to stop violence but, in fact, offers a worthwhile support network to so many locals who have endured the consequences of rampant gunfire on local streets.
We might disagree with their efforts to push gun control of fake a constituency for local politicos but there's no doubt that their motives are (mostly) pure.
In a recent news blast, the group notes a scary stat for the middle of the year . . .
"In 2020, 630 people survived shootings in Kansas City, up 28% from the year before. Halfway through 2021, there are 239 shooting survivors so far."
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KC Mothers in Charge is launching a new support group to help survivors of non-fatal shootings heal from their trauma. KMBC 9 spoke with the group's founder about how she hopes the effort could prevent more violence in the future.