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Video highlights: More needs to be done to curb gun violence, urges ABA president

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Video highlights: More needs to be done to curb gun violence, urges ABA president

By John Glynn

James Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association, says that lawyers have a responsibility to ensure that laws and policies are in place to curb gun violence, even though most gun owners are responsible and law abiding.

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Silkenat spoke on the topic of gun violence March 6 during "Taking Aim at Gun Violence: The Myth and Meaning of the Second Amendment," a discussion at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Gun Violence and the Office of the Mayor of Philadelphia.