13 Blogs tagged as Guns
Today begins the Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend. I hope we can all agree that we are against gun violence, despite the many conflicting opinions about the presence of guns in our society. If you are still seeking additional prayers for this weekend, I direct you to the resources at MarchSabbath.org.
As Christians, we may disagree about the strategies our communities adopt to address violence. However, what is not up for debate is our basic responsibility as Christians when we participate in these discussions and listen to others.
As an active member of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, I was put in touch with the leaders of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and invited to speak at their press conference. I was one of six speakers; others included victims and parents of shootings, including parents from Newtown, CT and Aurora, CO.
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The weekend will include events from coast to coast, including a centerpiece kickoff event at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on the evening of Thursday, March 13 which will be live-streamed!
We are just days away from the National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend (March 13-16). More than a thousand congregations have signed up to participate over three days of worship, reflection, education and action. If you haven’t yet pledged to participate, please consider doing so. It’s not too late!
A year after the tragic mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, national religious leaders sent a letter today to Congress, calling for urgent action to respond to the gun violence crisis in our country.
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