‘We Can’t Settle for This:’ Pastor Strolling From Chicago To D.C. Stops In Pittsburgh, Calling For Finish To Nationwide Violence – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A pastor who is walking from Chicago to Washington D.C. to raise awareness of the violence occurring in the country made a stop in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
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Pastor Anthony Williams says he is trying to get the attention of President Joe Biden and get Mr. Biden to recognize violence as a nationwide health crisis.
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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker recently signed a bill to that effect and now Williams is on a mission to get that done on a federal level.
“Our youth need to grow up without fear of losing their lives, our seniors need to be able to walk comfortably without losing their life, you’re not safe in your own house, we want to live,” he said. “We cannot live like this, we cannot accept this abnormal behavior.”
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Williams also added that violence does not discriminate – but it does divide.