Like most major cities across the country, Baltimore has experienced an unacceptable increase in gun violence since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Already in 2022, more than 400 people have been shot in the city, and 120 of them were killed. This bloodshed has disproportionately impacted Black residents and communities, compounding the effects of years of violence and lack of investment into a vicious cycle. Today, in an effort to stem this violence, we have filed suit against Polymer80, the country’s largest manufacturer of untraceable “ghost guns,” which fuel gun violence in Baltimore.
Baltimore mayor: Ghost guns fuel violence; we’re suing the country’s largest manufacturer
June 2, 2022