The panel, moderated by MU Professor Ashley Woodson, included community members impacted by gun violence.
There were more homicides in September than in the rest of 2019 combined, and the trend has continued into October.
Mizzou Democrats, Mizzou College Republicans hold joint meeting over gun reform after September shootings
Gun reform is a hot topic in Columbia after a six-shooting September. Mizzou Democrats and Mizzou College Republicans held a joint meeting to discuss potential gun reform.
The plan, called a Peace Plan for a Safer America, takes an intersectional approach to reduce gun violence and its organizers hope it will come to the attention of 2020 candidates.
Local high school students, college students, parents and others from the Columbia community marched from Francis Quadrangle to the Boone County Courthouse on Saturday.