JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Students at three Jackson middle schools are pledging against gun violence.
Middle schoolers at Peeples, Whitten Preparatory, and Siwell Academy all attended at Students Against Gun Violence program at their schools Wednesday.
Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd, Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance, Sheriff Victor Mason and other officials talked with students about the dangers of gun violence. WJTV went to the program at Peeples.
The students were given a presentation about gun safety, and they took an anti-gun violence pledge given by Judge Kidd. The students also got to sign the pledge banner.