Where As: since 1993; Commission Against Senseless Killings, Inc. has provided a valuable service to Memphis, Tennessee and;
Where As: CASK dedicated the E.H. Crump Park as Victims of Violent Crimes Park with the planting of two trees and placing of a monument and;
Where As: CASK has helped tens of thousands of victims of violent crimes by conducting memorial services; advocating truth in sentencing; advocating victim rights; appearing at parole hearings; both against and for early releases; conducting debates on domestic violence; taking surveys to determine the effect of violence on children; creating a 24 hour vigil against fear; and establishing a community family day and;
Where As: our neighborhoods are under attack by those who adhere to senseless acts of violence and;
Where As: our women and children are living their lives in fear and;
Where As: the natural and G’d given responsibility of men is to protect their women and children and;
Where As: the City Government is overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of violent acts against its citizens and;
Where As: our young men have taken up arms against their communities and neighborhoods;
Where As: our children are killing our children and;
Where As: murders are happening in our City at an alarming rate and;
Where As: the body count is mounting.
Therefore be it Resolved: on this 2nd day of April, 2016: we the undersigned agree to adopt this resolution and execute our duty as men to protect our families and neighborhoods with our lives and treasure and;
Be it Resolved: that we shall organize with government and society as one unit against all senseless acts of violence and;
Further be it Resolved: we shall create an environment that upholds our honor; duty; and respect for our position as men; the protectors of women and children.