Asian Americans are buying guns in the wake of recent attacks, but community leaders say that's not the way to prevent hate crimes

By Nicole Chavez7 days ago

(CNN)Some Asian Americans are buying guns for the first time as attacks fuel fear across the nation, but advocates say firearms are not the solution.

I know firsthand that guns don't make us safe, said Po Murray, the chairwoman of Newtown Action Alliance, a national grassroots gun violence prevention group formed after the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting.


It is a common myth that a good guy with a gun will keep us safe from a bad guy with a gun, Murray added.

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